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A pilot study on constructing a Scottish sectoral CO2 emissions account

Turner, K. (2003) A pilot study on constructing a Scottish sectoral CO2 emissions account. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 28 (3). pp. 43-52. ISSN 0306-7866

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Abstract

To calculate polluting emissions, the Scottish economy was divided into 76 sectors and the pollution attributable to each sector was estimated. We used emission/output ratios for the UK, but then further adjusted estimated Scottish emissions, using the ratio of economic activity for each sector between Scotland and the UK.