2019/20 municipal emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 23%
  • Commercial 20%
  • Industrial 15%
  • Residential 40%
  • Commercial 34%
  • Industrial 26%
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    • Residential 16%
    • Commercial 4%
    • Industrial 3%
    • Residential 71%
    • Commercial 16%
    • Industrial 13%
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      • Automotive 12%
      • Motorcycle 1%
      • Bus 1%
      • Rail 1%
      • Tram 1%
      • Automotive 89%
      • Motorcycle 1%
      • Bus 2%
      • Rail 3%
      • Tram 6%
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      • Landfill 56%
      • Water 44%
      Total municipal emissions
      1 432 000
      t CO2e

      Moreland is a city that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a very high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the community’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is gas consumption.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential326 000
      Commercial281 000
      Industrial214 000
      Gas Residential237 000
      Commercial55 000
      Industrial42 000
      Transport* Automotive201 000
      Motorcycle2 000
      Bus5 000
      Rail6 000
      Tram13 000
      WasteLandfill28 000
      Water22 000
      Land Use0

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

      Transport activity data from
      Google Environmental Insights Explorer

      Land area51 km2
      Population187 265
      Gross regional product$ 5 955 612 900
      Climate zone6

      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 noted 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.

      Note that the percentages presented might not add up to 100% because of rounding.

      This report uses emissions data provided by Google.

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