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Carbon Emissions

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the annual carbon emissions of each region of the UK, broken down by source of emissions. (100130)

Estimates of annual carbon emissions from each country in the UK, broken down by source, for 2003, are available in “Greenhouse gas inventories for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for 1990-2003” available at:

http://www.naei.org.uk/reports.php.

Experimental statistics for carbon emissions at local authority level in the UK for 2003 are available on the DEFRA website at:

http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/statistics/globatmos/galocalghg.htm.

Estimates for 2004 for both sets of statistics will be published shortly.