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Greater Geraldton

2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 42.67%

  • Residential 9.75%
  • Commercial 12.77%
  • Industrial 20.16%

Gas 5.07%

  • Residential 0.36%
  • Commercial 1.84%
  • Industrial 2.88%

Transport 50.49%

  • On road 49.84%
  • Domestic air travel 0.65%

Waste 1.77%

Total municipal emissions
1 018 900
t CO2e

The carbon emissions for Greater Geraldton have had a very notable reduction since 2005, with only a modest portion of this change occurring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential99 300
Commercial130 100
Industrial205 400
Gas Residential3 700
Commercial18 700
Industrial29 300
TransportOn road507 800
Domestic air travel6 600
WasteLandfill15 100
Water2 900
Agriculture0
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area9 909 km2
Population38 501
Gross regional product$ 2 334 000 000
Climate zone4

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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