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Roads: Capital Investment

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 73779, tabled on 14 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the cumulative effect of its second Roads Investment Strategy on the level of, carbon dioxide emissions from now until the end of the fifth carbon budget period in 2032.

Answered on

20 July 2020

Analysis carried out in the preparation of the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2) showed that the additional effect of new RIS2 schemes will be around 0.27 megatonne CO2 equivalent (MtCO2e) through to the end of the 2032. When compared to the UK’s fifth carbon budget of 1,725 MtCO2e, these schemes represent an extremely small component.

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