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This article provides a breakdown of carbon dioxide emissions by UK region. The statistics have been provided by the World Development Movement as a supplement to their press release 'Date with Climate Disaster', January 9 2007 - see Climate change justice.


Random facts Edit

English region, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland CO2 stats.
Source: World Development Movement

Region CO2 per person
(Tonnes)
Population
(million)
Total CO2
(Million tonnes)
UK 9.6 58.7 564
North East 13.6 2.5 34
North West 9.5 6.7 64
Yorkshire 11.3 5.0 57
East Midlands 10.7 4.2 45
West Midlands 9.5 5.3 50
East England 9.2 5.3 49
Greater London 7.4 7.2 53
South East 9.0 7.9 71
South West 9.3 4.9 46
Scotland 9.3 5.1 47
Wales 11.2 2.9 32
Northern Ireland 9.3 1.7 16

North East England Edit

The North-East of England, with 2.5 million people, produces as much CO2 as Bangladesh, with 140 million people. It is estimated that 55,000 people in Bangladesh have already died in the 21st Century from illness caused by climate change.

North West England Edit

The North-West of England, with 6.7 million people, produces as much CO2 as Vietnam, with 82 million people.

Yorkshire and the Humber Edit

Yorkshire, with 5 million people, produces as much CO2 as Colombia, with 42 million people.

East Midlands Edit

The East Midlands, with 4.2 million people, produces as much CO2 as Ecuador and Peru combined, with 40.5 million people.

West Midlands Edit

The West Midlands, with 5.3 million people, produces as much CO2 as Ecuador and Peru combined, with 40.5 million people.

East of England Edit

The East of England, with 5.3 million people, produces as much CO2 as Ecuador and Peru combined, with 40.5 million people.

Greater London Edit

Greater London, with 7.2 million people, produces as much CO2 as Colombia, with 42 million people.

South East England Edit

The South-East of England, with 7.9 million people, produces as much CO2 as the Philippines, with 86 million people.

South West England Edit

The South-West of England, with 4.9 million people, produces as much CO2 as Ecuador and Peru combined, with 40.5 million people.

Scotland Edit

Scotland, with 5.1 million people, produces as much CO2 as Ecuador and Peru combined, with 40.5 million people.

Wales Edit

Wales, with 2.9 million people, produces as much CO2 as Bangladesh, with 140 million people.

Northern Ireland Edit

Northern Ireland, with 1.7 million people, produces more CO2 than Sri Lanka, with 20 million people.

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