Byron is a regional area that is small in area relative to the state average and has a moderate urban density. It’s major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from residential electricity consumption.
The carbon emissions for Byron have demonstrated a relatively large increase since 2005, with a large proportion of this change occurring in the last few years.
|Source||SectorEmissions (t CO2e)|
|Transport||On road||134 000|
|Domestic air travel||0|
|Land Use||2 600|
Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.
|Land area||566 km2|
|Gross regional product||$ 1 742 000 000|
This report outlines the major sources of carbon emissions for the entire municipality. Due to the approximate nature of the profile, the emission values are represented as rounded numbers. This report includes the following sources:
It has been developed to be consistent with the Global Protocol of Carbon Emissions reporting (GPC Protocol), the main international standard for cities and local government areas.
The Snapshot provides you with a profile of your municipality’s emissions for the inventory year (2017) and gives a breakdown of emissions by sector. This Snapshot of your local government area’s greenhouse gas emissions profile is based on portioning state level data sets. Snapshot can be used alongside local data sets where more detail is needed.
There are a number of minor emissions sources that are included as part of a larger total or excluded. The full list of inclusions and exclusions can be found in the Methodology document.
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A Comparison Report is available for $450 AUD, which includes the information provided in the free report, as well as a cohort comparison. This section compares your municipality’s emissions to the average for its cohort and the state average, and provides emissions intensity metrics and benchmarking.