Norwegian greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.1% in 2019
According to Statistics Norway, Norwegian greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions fell by 2.1% to 51 MtCO2eq in 2019, the fourth year of decline in a row, thanks to reduced fuel consumption in the transport sector (-7.7%) and a drop in emission from oil and gas extraction (-1.7% to 13.9 MtCO2eq). However, emissions in the industry and mining sector grew by 1.9% to 12.2 MtCO2eq. Overall, Norway’s GHG emissions in 2019 stood 1% below their 1990 levels.
In 2015, Norway submitted its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and adopted the target to reduce GHG emissions by at least 40% by 2030 compared to the 1990 level. In 2017, the parliament passed a climate law that establishes legally binding emissions reduction targets for 2030 and 2050. It aims for Norway to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, which means a reduction of GHG emissions by 80- 95% below 1990 levels.
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