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Ministry of Defence: Carbon Emissions

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 179459, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how his Department measures its contribution towards the Government's emissions targets; and if his Department will publish what the volume of its carbon emissions have been by operational area in each of the last five years.

Answered on

16 April 2021

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) annual energy consumption by fuel type and associated total carbon emissions for the current year and previous two years is published in the Energy and Carbon Annex to the MOD Annual Report and Accounts. MOD emissions from the defence estate and domestic business travel are reported through in Greening Government Commitment and include in the Public Sector element of the UK carbon budgets.