Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 9th May 2018.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what change there was in the level of UK emissions in March 2018 compared with March in each of the last five years.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

The Department does not estimate greenhouse gas emission changes on a monthly basis. Our latest annual emissions estimates, published in March, show estimates of total UK greenhouse gas emissions for years 1990-2017. From 2012-2017 these were as follows:

Year

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017 (p)

UK GHG emissions (MtCO2e)

568

552

511

492

468

456

Note:

Final 2017 emissions will be published in February 2019

Provisional 2018 emissions will be published in March 2019.

Source: Provisional UK greenhouse gas emissions national statistics 2017

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/provisional-uk-greenhouse-gas-emissions-national-statistics-2017

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