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Greenhouse gas emissions

International agreements to cut emissions

Jersey is a signatory, through the UK, to the Kyoto protocol and the International Convention on Climate Change. Jersey agreed to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. 

This short video:

  • explains what the international targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions mean for Jersey
  • provides information on our greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 and whether we’re on track to meet our target
  • gives some examples of actions taken and ideas on what you can do to help 

Jersey's greenhouse gas emissions statistics

We have historical greenhouse gas emissions dating back to 1990. This includes where emissions come from, for example domestic, road and energy industry.

This dataset is publicly available via open data.

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Source: Government of Jersey, download the data

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Source: Government of Jersey, download the data

More detailed information about Jersey's greenhouse gas emissions is available on the Aether UK website, including:

  • comparisons to other countries
  • our reduction target
  • projected reduction figures
  • plan of action to meet reduction targets

Guide to Jersey greenhouse gas inventory

The most recent emissions factors are available, including: 

  • emissions factors for all fuels relevant to Jersey 
  • unit conversion factors
  • BEIS average net calorific values of fuels

Lowering greenhouse gas emissions

Jersey has made a commitment to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Actions to help us to do this are outlined in the Jersey Energy Plan.

Although not part of our international reporting, we also consider Jersey's indirect greenhouse gas emissions.

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