News release Statistics Netherlands

Greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands.

In 2016, greenhouse gas emissions were 1 percent up on the level of one year previously. Emissions rose in the chemical industry while more natural gas was used to heat homes and offices. At the same time, net emission levels at power stations were down. Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports this today based on new, preliminary figures obtained from The Netherlands Pollutant Release and Transfer Register. Read more.