GHG emissions from coal and lignite mining in the United Kingdom (UK) 1990-2017

This statistic shows the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to coal and lignite mining in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that greenhouse gas emissions have decreased significantly over the years, from 23.3 million metric tons in 1990 to 923 thousand metric tons in 2016. However, emissions increased the following year and totaled to over 931 thousand metric tons.

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from coal and lignite mining in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017

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Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

According to the source, greenhouse gas emissions include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydro-fluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulphur hexafluoride.

Sector classification is based on the NACE code, which is the industry standard classification system for economic activities in the European Community.

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