Press release

Publication of the statistical release on UK’s Carbon Footprint 1990 to 2009

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Defra has published official figures for annual UK carbon footprint for the years 1990 to 2009.

It describes carbon dioxide emissions relating to goods and services produced by UK business and consumed by UK residents, and those emissions relating to imported goods. The release also provides new estimates of emissions of total greenhouse gases associated with UK consumption. See the full statistical release here: