Mariana Dubravská – Department of Economics and Economy, Faculty of Management, University of Prešov, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia

Elena Širá – Department of Economics and Economy, Faculty of Management, University of Prešov, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia




4th International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2020, Online/virtual, October 8, 2020, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-36-3, ISSN 2683-5991, DOI:




Each economy must adapt its activities to the protection of the environment. It is now an essential part of everyday life, in the face of various climate changes. The Europe 2020 strategy sets out a set of objectives in the EU, including those promoting environmental sustainability, called sustainable growth. The aim of the paper is to determine, if the performance of the country, in the area of greenhouse gas emissions reduction is adequate to the strategy Europe 2020. In the analysis of greenhouse gas emission reductions, we will also focus on the agriculture sector and compare the development over time with the development in other EU countries. The analyzed period is 10 years, from 2009 – 2018. The article investigated the performance of greenhouse gas emissions in the example of EU (including the Great Britain) countries.



EU, Greenhouse gas emissions, Agriculture, Europe 2020.



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