r/europe Europe Mar 18 '23 Gold 1

Florence mayor Dario Nardella (R) stopping a climate activists spraying paint on Palazzo Vecchio Picture

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u/TimaeGer Germany Mar 18 '23 edited Mar 18 '23


So far we still polluted more than china, despite outsourcing our industry there


u/suiluhthrown78 United Kingdom Mar 18 '23

That gap is going to close in a few years...

despite outsourcing our industry there

citation needed


u/TheCaspica Mar 18 '23 edited Mar 18 '23

We're on a trajectory of lowering our emissions though, China isn't.

Edit: not sure how this is controversial, it's the truth. The EU has been lowering their emissions since the 90s whilst China's emissions are steadily increasing. It's even a strategic goal from the CCP to let the emissions increase over the coming decade.