The Scottish Government has released detailed figures with regard to Greenhouse Gas levels in Scotland over the 2012 period, which report that the annual targets have been missed.
In 2012 an increase of 0.8% for the 6 basket greenhouse gas emissions has been recorded in comparison to the 2011 data. Compared to previous data between 1990 and 2012 when a decrease of 29.9% reduction in Scotland which has mainly been from the fall of energy supply emissions in the production of electricity and industrial emissions. The rest of the UK are reportedly said to be increasing at slightly higher rates with the increase from 2011 to 2012 being an increase of 2.9% and the comparison between 1990 to 2012 being an overall reduction of 23.7%. This means that Scotland is slightly ahead of the UK in lowering its greenhouse gases but the increase over the last year needs to be addressed in order to meet government targets. Full figures are available here: http://news.scotland.gov.uk/News/Scottish-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-rise-in-2012-d62.aspx