Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons of CO2 equivalent)
GHG emission from electricity production from coal in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that greenhouse gas emissions have initially decreased significantly, going from 188.8 million metric tons in 1990 to 30.6 million metric tons of CO2e in 2017.
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons of CO2 equivalent)
Emissions in thousand metric tons CO2 equivalent
201730,648.4
201638,248
201577,567
201494,992.6
2013119,703
2012126,845.3
201195,421.8
201094,997
2005118,953.9
2000104,575.7
1995131,733.3
1990188,833.3
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Sources

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.

GHG emission from electricity production from coal in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that greenhouse gas emissions have initially decreased significantly, going from 188.8 million metric tons in 1990 to 30.6 million metric tons of CO2e in 2017.
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