United Kingdom carbon emissions and environmental impact

United Kingdom air pollution

United Kingdom as an air pollution mortality rate of 13.8 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in United Kingdom is 10.5 mg/m³, endangering 66.5% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

United Kingdom energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in United Kingdom is 3.02 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of United Kingdom population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 8.7% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 53.18%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 22.97%
  • Renewable electricity output: 24.84%

United Kingdom territory

The territory of United Kingdom has a surface area of 243610 km², 241930 of which being land area. Forests represents 13.1% of the land with 31610 km². Around 28.9% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

United Kingdom adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of United Kingdom are around $85,610,029,382 which represent 3.0% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $12,478,978,995 (0.44)%
  • Mineral depletion: $34,584 (0.00)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $1,816,091,827 (0.06)%
  • Energy depletion: $16,898,069,276 (0.60)%
  • Education expenditure: $154,714,389,888 (5.49)%

United Kingdom rents

The total resources rents of United Kingdom represent 0.66200% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.51720% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.13699% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.00003% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.00587% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from United Kingdom

Airport IATA code City
Belfast BFS Belfast
Birmingham BHX Birmingham
Bristol BRS Bristol
Edinburgh EDI Edinburgh
Glasgow GLA Glasgow
Liverpool John Lennon LPL Liverpool
London City LCY London
London Gatwick LGW London
London Heathrow LHR London
London Luton LTN London
London Stansted STN London
Manchester MAN Manchester
Newcastle NCL Newcastle

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