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House of Commons Hansard
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Departmental Carbon Emissions
11 March 2010
Volume 507
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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what estimate he has made of the volume of carbon dioxide emissions from his Department's buildings in each year since 2005. [320567]

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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:

CO2 total

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.