Volume of nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions in the United Kingdom (UK) 1990-2017

This statistic shows the amount of nitrous oxide (N2O) emitted in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017, in thousand metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). It shows that N2O emissions have decreased significantly over the years, falling from 46 million metric tons of CO2e in 1990 to less than half of that amount in 2017, at approximately 19.7 million metric tons of CO2e.

Nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017

Emissions in thousand metric tons CO2 equivalent
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Release date

June 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

*Carbon dioxide equivalent
**Data is from the previous publishment

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a major greenhouse gas and air pollutant.

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