Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the production of nuclear power in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons)
CO2 emissions from nuclear power production in the United Kingdom (UK) 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions attributable to production of nuclear power in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that CO2 emissions have increased over the years, particularly after 1995. In 2014 emissions spiked up to 105,200 metric tons compared to 82,200 metric tons in the previous year, before decreasing again to 91,500 metric tons in 2017.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the production of nuclear power in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons)
Emissions in thousand metric tons
201791.5
201694.4
201595.7
2014105.2
201382.2
201282.1
201177.8
201089
200583.6
200074.1
199544.4
199044.6
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

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

CO2 emissions from nuclear power production in the United Kingdom (UK) 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions attributable to production of nuclear power in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that CO2 emissions have increased over the years, particularly after 1995. In 2014 emissions spiked up to 105,200 metric tons compared to 82,200 metric tons in the previous year, before decreasing again to 91,500 metric tons in 2017.
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