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Charles Sturt

2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 32.99%

  • Residential 14.53%
  • Commercial 0.80%
  • Industrial 17.66%

Gas 22.42%

  • Residential 4.83%
  • Industrial 17.59%

Transport 38.16%

  • On road 38.16%

Waste 6.43%

Total municipal emissions
1 052 900
t CO2e

Charles Sturt is a city that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a very low urban density. It’s major emissions source is on road transportation, due to the community’s larger commuting and other travel requirements. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential153 000
Commercial8 400
Industrial185 900
Gas Residential50 900
Commercial0
Industrial185 200
TransportOn road401 800
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill53 700
Water14 000
Agriculture0
Land Use-800

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

Characteristics
Land area55 km2
Population117 906
Gross regional product$ 5 704 500 000
Climate zone5

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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