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2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 76.05%

  • Residential 1.19%
  • Commercial 0.84%
  • Industrial 74.03%

Gas 0.00%

    Waste 0.60%

    Agriculture 19.34%

    Total municipal emissions
    5 128 600
    t CO2e

    The carbon emissions for Isaac have had a very notable reduction since 2005, with relatively consistent rate of change occurring in the last few years.

    SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
    Electricity Residential60 800
    Commercial43 000
    Industrial3 796 600
    Gas Residential0
    TransportOn road205 600
    Domestic air travel0
    WasteLandfill9 400
    Water21 400
    Agriculture991 800
    Land Use0

    Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.

    Land area58 708 km2
    Population20 754
    Gross regional product$ 7 230 500 000
    Climate zone1

    About this report

    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:

    • Stationary energy (grid supplied electricity/gas)
    • Transport (on-road use and domestic passenger air travel)
    • Waste (landfill and wastewater)
    • Agriculture (enteric fermentation, manure management, and synthetic fertilizer use)
    • Land Use Change (land clearance and reforestation)

    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.

    For help using this report to plan CO2 reductions strategies, please see our user guide.

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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.

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