Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Environmental Statistics (2020 Edition). UK Data Service. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5257/oecd/env/2020

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10th March 2021

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Annual

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This dataset presents trends in man-made emissions of major greenhouse gases and emissions by gas.

Data refer to total emissions of CO2 (emissions from energy use and industrial processes, e.g. cement production), CH4 (methane emissions from solid waste, livestock, mining of hard coal and lignite, rice paddies, agriculture and leaks from natural gas pipelines), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6).

When interpreting these data it should be kept in mind that they refer to gross direct emissions excluding emissions or removals from land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF).

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Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Environmental Statistics (2020 Edition). UK Data Service. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5257/oecd/env/2020

Periodicity

Annual

Date last updated

10th March 2021

Key statistical concept

This dataset presents trends in man-made emissions of major greenhouse gases and emissions by gas.

Data refer to total emissions of CO2 (emissions from energy use and industrial processes, e.g. cement production), CH4 (methane emissions from solid waste, livestock, mining of hard coal and lignite, rice paddies, agriculture and leaks from natural gas pipelines), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6).

When interpreting these data it should be kept in mind that they refer to gross direct emissions excluding emissions or removals from land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF).

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