According to a report published by Climate Change News, six countries, including Hungary, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania, may not need to cut down greenhouse gas emissions at least until 2030. These countries, including Portugal, reached the quota in 2014, which is mostly due to the effects of economic crisis, but also due to the implementation of climate-friendly policies.
The report states that Greece is 14 % above the 2030 threshold, which is a consequence of austerity measures rather than investments in gas emissions reduction. Hungary is 12 % above, followed by Croatia with 8 % and Bulgaria with 7 %, also it has the worst energy efficiency rating among the 28 EU countries. Romania end the list with just 3 % above the target for 2030.
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