The Azimuth Project
CO2 emissions

In 2009 Birmingham emitted around 5.8MtC02e (equivalence of GHG to millions of tonnes of C02) - 1% of total UK emissions.

Birmingham has the highest domestic and the second highest transport CO2 emissions (after Leeds) in the UK.

This is said to be in line with Birmingham’s size.

CO2 emissions per capita were 5.5tonnes, below the UK average and in-line with other major cities.

Birmingham GHG emissions for 2010 were reported by sector.