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Environment of Portugal

In Portugal, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 7.5% of the total energy use. Portugal emits 4.7 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Portugal is 18.

Forest

Total land area of Portugal is 92,090 km2 (approx. 35,556 mi²). 31820 km2 of Portugal's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 35% of all the land in the country.

Issues Portugal faces

Currently Portugal faces various issues, including soil erosion, air pollution caused by industrial and vehicle emissions, water pollution, especially in coastal areas.