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Portsmouth Dockyard: Carbon Emissions

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 179460, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment his Department has made of the proportion of his Department's overall emissions of HM Naval Base Portsmouth; and what steps his Department is taking to reduce emissions at that base to meet Greening Government Commitments.

Answered on

16 April 2021

HM Naval Base Portsmouth is responsible for 3.2% of the total greenhouse gas emissions from Defence managed sites. The Base has seven major projects in hand to deliver energy efficiency measures and these projects will contribute to the ambition of achieving Net Zero Carbon at the site by 2030.