Emissions for the whole borough

Data from National Statistics indicate that Merton was responsible for emitting over half a million tonnes of greenhouse gases in 2018. Gas and electricity used in Merton's buildings, and the use of petrol and diesel transport were mainly responsible.

Sources of emissions for Merton 2018

High-level estimated emissions measured in thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (ktCO2e):

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This does not include food, other products, land use or aviation. Source: GLA Zero Carbon Tool.

Source Emissions (ktCO2e) %
Domestic heat19836%
Non-domestic heat 6712%
Domestic electricity 7113%
Non-domestic electricity 7013%
Road transport 13725%
Landfill 81%

 

Merton Council's emissions

We have to publish greenhouse gas emission reports each year and submit them to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The reports cover the use of gas and electricity in all of the buildings we own and the fuel used by our vehicles in delivering our services.

London Borough of Merton emissions data 2017-18

London Borough of Merton emissions data 2016-17

London Borough of Merton emissions data 2015-16

London Borough of Merton emissions data 2014-15

London Borough of Merton emissions data 2013-14

London Borough of Merton emissions data 2012-13