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Aviation: Exhaust Emissions

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many tonnes of carbon dioxide were emitted as a result of UK domestic flights in 2008. (317122)

In 2008, UK domestic aviation carbon dioxide emissions were 2.18MTCO2.

The sources of these data are the AEA Energy and Environment and Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and can be found at:

http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/statistics/climate_change/gg_emissions/uk_emissions/2008final/2008_final.aspx