2 The Kyoto Protocol allows Parties flexibility to choose either 1990 or 1995 as the base year for the industrial gases. Using a 1995 base year is in line with the approach adopted by the UK Government and many EU Member States.
3 Emissions of GHGs from offshore oil and gas exploration and production are classified within the Greenhouse Gas Inventory as “Unallocated” emissions and not attributed to any of the devolved administrations.
5 Source Met Office: Met Office data download
8 Annex 1 countries are required to submit information on their national greenhouse gas inventories annually to the UNFCCC.
11 The level of fair and safe Scottish emissions budget is determined directly from the advice of the UK Committee on Climate Change. The Committee’s most recent advice on this matter was provided in December 2022: Scottish Emission Targets & Progress in reducing emissions in Scotland – 2022 Report to Parliament - Climate Change Committee (theccc.org.uk)
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