Besides Scandinavian countries, Romania is the EU member with the largest forest area. In the past decades, illegal logging endangered forests in the country, with 500.000 hectares affected by this phenomenon. In its Recovery and Resilience Plan, Romania is investing over a billion euros – out of the 30 it received from the European Commission – in protecting biodiversity. The largest share of the money is set for transport, mostly targeting railway infrastructure within the country. As the country lags behind in terms of digitalization, e-government, health, and education systems are set to be digitalized. Are you curious about how Romania is planning to decarbonize? Read more in our stories below.
How much did Romania emit in 2019?
Greenhouse gas emissions per capita in the EU
Less greenhouse gas emissions per capita than the EU average