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To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of UK (a) carbon dioxide and (b) other greenhouse gas emissions arising from (i) road travel, (ii) rail travel, (iii) domestic energy use, (iv) agriculture, (v) shipping and (vi) hovercraft in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
The 2007 estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions were published on
The proportion of UK greenhouse gas emissions from (i) road transport, (ii) railways, (iii) residential use, (iv) agriculture and (v) domestic shipping in each year since 1997 are shown in the following table. Please note that statistics for emissions from hovercrafts are included within the domestic shipping sector.
These percentages are based on emissions calculated on an 'End User' basis i.e. the emissions are reallocated from the production and distribution of energy to the users of that energy.
|Percentage contribution of specified sectors towards total emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, 1997 to 2007 by end-user|
|(a) Carbon dioxide|
|(i) Road transport||24.6||24.4||24.9||24.4||24.0||25.4||24.7||24.6||24.9||24.6||25.2|
|(v) Domestic shipping||0.8||0.7||0.7||0.7||0.5||0.5||0.8||0.7||0.9||1.1||1.0|
|(b) All greenhouse gases|
|(i) Road transport||19.6||19.6||20.6||20.4||20.4||21.5||21.2||21.2||21.5||21.3||21.8|
|(v) Domestic shipping||0.6||0.6||0.6||0.5||0.4||0.4||0.7||0.6||0.7||1.0||0.9|
|(c) Other greenhouse gases (non-CO 2 )|
|(i) Road transport||2.2||2.3||2.5||2.6||2.7||2.7||2.6||2.5||2.4||2.3||2.4|
|(v) Domestic shipping||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.1||0.1||0.1||0.1||0.1|