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UK greenhouse gas emissions rose 3.2 pct in 2012: government data

Posted on 05 February 2014

Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions rose 3.2 percent in 2012 from a year earlier due to a move from natural gas to coal for power generation and increased use of heating during a cold winter, final government data showed on Tuesday.
Britain, the world’s ninth largest emitter in 2012, saw greenhouse gas emissions reach 581.2 million tons compared to 563.2 million tons in 2011. Carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas blamed for climate change, accounted for 82 percent of 2012 emissions, rising 4.4. percent to 474.1 million tons from 2011………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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