Scotland's Carbon Footprint 1998 - 2010

This publication provides estimates of Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions on a consumption basis; that is emissions that are associated with the spending of Scottish residents on goods and services, wherever in the world these emissions arise together with emissions directly generated by Scottish households.

Contribution of carbon dioxide emissions to Scottish consumption

CO2 is the main greenhouse gas, accounting for 73 per cent of Scotland's total carbon footprint in 2010, up from 67 per cent in 1998.


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