Eden-Monaro

2018 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 41%

  • Residential 16%
  • Commercial 8%
  • Industrial 17%

Gas 3%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 1%
  • Industrial 1%

Transport 24%

  • Automotive 22%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Aviation 1%

Waste 2%

Agriculture 30%

Total municipal emissions
3 502 000
t CO2e

Eden-Monaro is a federal electorate that is large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a very low urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the state’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is agriculture.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential549 000
Commercial283 000
Industrial615 000
Gas Residential26 000
Commercial22 000
Industrial47 000
Transport Automotive831 000
Motorcycle1 000
Bus0
Rail0
Tram0
Aviation8 000
WasteLandfill32 000
Water22 000
Agriculture1 066 000
Land Use-23 000

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

Characteristics
Land area35 083 km2
Population164 844
Gross regional product$ 7 040 099 300
Climate zone7

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.

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

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