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Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 2015

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ISBN9781788510462
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 13, 2017

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An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

ISBN 978 1 78851 046 2 (web only publication)
PPDAS 265975

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Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2015: Key Findings is available in pdf format (78 KB)
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Contents

Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2015

Section A. Introduction to Greenhouse Gases
Purpose of this Publication
Using the Statistics. Which measure to use and when?
Which greenhouse gases are reported on and how do they contribute to global warming?
Reporting of the Baseline Period and 1990
What are net emissions and carbon sinks?
Sectors

Section B. Results - Net Sources of Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2015 figures
Key Trends By Scottish Government Source Sector
Long term (1990 to 2015) and short term (2014 to 2015) trends by sector
Emissions by type of gas

Section C. Estimated Emissions Adjusted for Trading Within the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)
Introduction
What is the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)?
How does the EU ETS work?
Scotland in the EU ETS
What are 'traded emissions' and 'non-traded emissions'?
What are adjusted emissions and the Net Scottish Emissions Account (NSEA)?
Scottish Climate Change Targets
National Performance Framework Sustainability Purpose Targets
Effect of the adjustment to take into account of trading in the EU Emissions Trading System

Section D. Revisions to the Inventory and Methodology
Compilation of the Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Impact of Revisions
Revisions between the 1990-2014 and 1990-2015 inventories
Details of Main Revisions and Interpretation of Revisions to the Inventory
Interpretation of uncertainties in the inventory
Future revisions to the inventory
Cumulative revisions since 1990-2008

Section E. Further information, Glossary and Acknowledgements
Further Information
Why are some greenhouse gas emissions not considered in this statistics release?
Glossary
Acknowledgements

An Official Statistics publication for Scotland