The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) contributes data annually to the NI Public Sector Energy Campaign (PSEC) regarding energy consumption.
The most up-to-date figures on carbon dioxide emissions are contained within the 2007-08 PSEC report and are shown in the following table:
Tonnes 2007-08 1,546 2006-07 1,873 2005-06 1,616 2004-05 1,751
The Department has a Green ICT strategy in place, derived from the Cabinet Office “Greening Government ICT” strategy, to assist in reducing energy consumption and emissions.
The Department participates in Government Carbon Offsetting Fund (GCOF) to offset emissions relating to air travel by Ministers and staff on official business.