Topic: Energy industry

The electric power industry is the world’s biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions (around 40% of CO2 emissions and approx. 25% of all greenhouse gas emissions expressed in CO2eq in 2017). The role that this sector plays in global warming is significantly larger than the impact of farming, fossil fuel combustion in transport and industry or cement production. More than 70% of emissions in this sector come from coal, over 20% from natural gas, and around 5% from oil derivatives.

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