EU fishing fleet emissions halve in 20 years


UN data shows the EU is outperforming a range of countries in reducing its fishing fleet emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions of the EU fishing fleet have fallen by more than a half in the past two decades.

A recent study by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) shows that emissions between 1990 and 2021 have reduced by 52% from 8.9 to 4.3 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent.

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