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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.


References

Previous reports on Scotland's consumption emissions

Stockholm Environment Institute (2009) Production of a Time Series of Scotland's Ecological and Greenhouse Gas Footprints. Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK.

Scottish Government (2012) Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions on a Consumption Basis

Methodological papers

Wiedmann, T., Wood, R., Lenzen, M., Minx, J., Guan, D. and Barrett, J. (2008i) Development of an Embedded Carbon Emissions Indicator - Producing a Time Series of Input-Output Tables and Embedded Carbon Dioxide Emissions for the UK by Using a MRIO Data Optimisation System, Report to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs by Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York and Centre for Integrated Sustainability Analysis at the University of Sydney, June 2008. Defra, London, UK

Wiedmann, T., Lenzen, M. and Wood, R. (2008ii) Uncertainty Analysis of the UK-MRIO Model - Results from a Monte-Carlo Analysis of the UK Multi- Region Input-Output Model (Embedded Emissions Indicator); Report to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs by Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York and Centre for Integrated Sustainability Analysis at the University of Sydney. Defra, London, UK.

Scotland's territorial emissions

Salisbury, E, Claxton, R, Goodwin, J, Thistlethwaite, G, MacCarthy, J, Pang, Y, Thomson, A and Cardenas, L. (2013) Greenhouse Gas Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: 1990 - 2011 A report to the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment by Ricardo-AEA and Aether.

Contact

Email: John Landrock

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