EU slaps Denmark with tough reductions demands

Denmark must reduce its CO2 emissions in the non-quota sector by 39 percent relative to 2005.

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The EU's climate minister and the European Parliament have agreed on how much each individual country should contribute to CO2 reduction efforts in the non-ETS sectors (construction, transport and agriculture), sectors which make up almost 60 percent of the EU's CO2 emissions.

Denmark has been issues a reduction target of 39 percent relative to 2005 levels.

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