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Global Atmosphere - Greenhouse Gas Emissions

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) are having a detrimental impact upon the global atmosphere. It is widely acknowledged that GHGs are contributing to changes in the global climate, with extreme weather conditions becoming increasingly common. By the end of this century Scotland is expected to have warmer, wetter winters, less snowfall and an increased risk of flooding 1.

GHG 2015

Source: Scottish Government

Notes

(1): UKCIP (2009). UKCP 2009 - UK Climate Projections 2009

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