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Meeting the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 interim target: progress report

This is a report required under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. It provides detail on progress towards meeting the interim target as outlined in the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.


Part 1 - Progress made in reducing net Scottish emissions

Table 1 states the progress made in reducing the Net Scottish Emissions Account ( NSEA). Scotland's NSEA has fallen by 38.4 per cent from the 1990 Baseline to 2013 and by 17.8 per cent from 2010 to 2013.

Table 1: Net Scottish Emissions Account for each target year (tCO 2e)
Baseline emissions 80,786,164
Target Year 2010 60,493,603
Target Year 2011 57,809,448
Target Year 2012 57,793,491
Target Year 2013 49,724,807
Change in NSEA between 2010 and 2013 -10,768,796
% reduction in NSEA between 2010 and 2013 -17.8%
% reduction in NSEA since 1990 Baseline -38.4%

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