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Climate Plan ACT2030

North Lanarkshire’s Footprint

North Lanarkshire is the fourth most populated local authority in Scotland. For every person who lives in the area the equivalent of 5.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) is emitted.

The carbon footprint includes more than CO2 such as methane, nitrous oxide and hydrofluorocarbons. Below is a summary of the North Lanarkshire emissions that make up the total footprint of 2,636.76 kilotonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (ktco2e).

Kilotonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent

Summary of the emissions in North Lanarkshire
Emission Sector Scope 1 Scope 2 Scope 3
Building and facilities energy  659.37 371.68 154.13
Transportation 771.10   460.25
Waste 70.10    
Industrial Process and Product Use 96.68    
Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use 52.59    
Generation of grid-supplied energy 0.87    

Page last updated:
14 Feb 2022

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