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Carbon Emissions

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his latest estimate is of the UK's carbon footprint. (288713)

The latest estimate for the total carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from the UK is 542.6 Mt in 2007. A provisional estimate for the total CO2 emitted from the UK in 2008 is 531.8 Mt.

The latest estimate for the total greenhouse gas emissions emitted from the UK is 636.6 Mt in 2007. A provisional estimate for the total greenhouse gas emissions emitted from the UK in 2008 is 623.8 Mt.