§ Mr. Key
The figures for carbon dioxide emissions resulting from transport are:
Year Emission/MtC1 1990 33 1991 33 1992 33 1993 2— 1Data from "Digest of Environmental Protection and Water Statistics (DoE 1994) Million tonnes of Carbon emitted by source. 2No data as yet available.
"Climate Change—The UK Programme" published in January 1994 sets out how the Government intend to fulfil their Rio commitments and return emissions to their 1990 levels by 2000. Measures were identified in the programme to reduce projected emissions in 2000 by 10MtC to meet this aim. In the transport sector emissions in 2000 were forecast to be 36.5 MtC; annual increases in fuel duty of at least 5 per cent. above inflation are expected to reduce this level by about 2.5 MtC.