Final statement for the first Carbon Budget (2008-2012)

NumbersDECC published the final statement for the first Carbon Budget period covering 2008-2012 as required by section 18 of the Climate Change Act on 13 May 2014.

The statement includes findings that: ‘over the first budgetary period, UK emissions as calculated by the net UK carbon account were 2,982 MtCO2e which is 36 MtCO2e below the first carbon budget cap of 3,018 MtCO2e.’

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Source: DECC, Final statement for the first Carbon Budget period, 13 May 2014