In Italy, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 7.2% of the total energy use. Italy emits 6.7 metric tons per capita of CO₂.
Total land area of Italy is 301,340 km2 (approx. 116,347 mi²). 106736 km2 of Italy's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 35% of all the land in the country.
Issues Italy faces
Currently Italy faces various issues, including air pollution from industrial emissions such as sulfur dioxide, coastal and inland rivers polluted from industrial and agricultural effluents, acid rain damaging lakes, inadequate industrial waste treatment and disposal facilities.