In 2020 household emissions in the UK fell by 10%: UK household emissions fell 10% last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirmed.
According to the most recent ONS report, households responsible for emissions related to consumer expenditure reduced emissions to 133 million tonnes of CO2 in 2020, one of the largest annual reductions in this sector since 1990.
From 2019 to 2020 there has been more than a 40% drop, data shows that transport recorded the biggest fall in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
This corresponds to a 13% deline from 2019 and reflects the largest one-year decline since 1990, when the statistics began.
In 2020 household emissions in the UK fell by 10%