Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2008

DescriptionThis publication provides estimates of Scottish greenhouse gas emissions data for 2008. Except where stated, the emissions figures shown in this release include an estimate of emissions from international aviation and shipping. The release also provides information on the performance against emission targets taking account of trading in carbon units.
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Official Print Publication DateSeptember 2010
Website Publication DateSeptember 07, 2010

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An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland
ISBN 978 0 7559 9614 8 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 10651

April 2011

Scottish greenhouse gas emissions and removals from the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry sector for 1990-2009 were published on the 15th April 2011 on the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory website. Net greenhouse gas emissions from all sources will be revised when the full inventory is published in September 2011.

Revision - 8 September 2010

Please note that a minor revision has been made to Table 1 in the publication Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2008 published yesterday. The figures for % change from 1990 were given the wrong sign.

The html and pdf versions below have been revised.

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Tables also available in Excel format (250k)

Contents

Introduction and Key Points

Total Emissions
Coverage of emissions reporting
Revisions to the Inventory
Uncertainties
Sources of emissions
Emissions by gas

Scottish emissions reduction targets
Emissions Trading
Scottish performance against emissions reduction targets

End User emissions

Further Information

ANNEX A: Greenhouse gas emissions by source

ANNEX B: Greenhouse gas emissions by gas

ANNEX C: EUETS adjusted greenhouse gas emissions

Glossary

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland


Table 1: Emissions of greenhouse gases
Table 2: Scottish greenhouse gas emissions by source: 2008 share, 2008 comparisons with 1990 and 2007
Table 3 Scottish greenhouse gas emissions by gas: 2008 comparison with 1990 and 2007
Table 4: Performance against emissions reduction targets
Figure 1: Total greenhouse gas emissions, 1990, 1995, 1998 - 2008
Figure 2: Greenhouse gas emissions by source: 1990, 1995, 1998 - 2008
Figure 3: Greenhouse emissions by gas, 1990, 1995, 1998-2008
Figure 4: Greenhouse gas emissions adjusted to take account of trading in the EUETS: 1990 Base Year, 1995, 1998 - 2008
Figure 5: Greenhouse gas emissions adjusted to take account of trading in the EUETS - progression towards 2050 target.