The statistics calculate the climate impact of the energy used by homes,
businesses and road transport in each local authority area throughout
England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
- The UK has already reduced its emissions by 21% on 1990 levels and is
committed to a reduction of at least 34% by 2020
- In today’s results the UK’s overall
CO2 emissions dropped by2%
between 2005 and 2007
- Emissions have fallen in 335 out of the 434 local authorities in the
- The North East had the highest emissions per person at 12.5 tonnes in
2007 but had the largest reduction between 2005 and 2007
- Greater London had the least
CO2 emissions per person at
6 tonnes in 2007
You can find a
breakdown of the results for your own area on the DECC site.