2018/19 electorate emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 9%
  • Commercial 7%
  • Industrial 15%
  • Residential 29%
  • Commercial 22%
  • Industrial 50%
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    • Residential 1%
    • Commercial 0%
    • Industrial 1%
    • Residential 33%
    • Commercial 24%
    • Industrial 43%
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      • Automotive 16%
      • Rail 1%
      • Aviation 1%
      • Automotive 97%
      • Rail 1%
      • Aviation 3%
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      • Landfill 52%
      • Water 48%
      Total municipal emissions
      4 705 000
      t CO2e

      Riverina is a federal electorate that is very large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a very low urban density. Its major emissions source is agriculture, due to the state’s relatively large amount of agricultural activity and low population. The second largest source of emissions is land use change.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential419 000
      Commercial322 000
      Industrial729 000
      Gas Residential30 000
      Commercial22 000
      Industrial40 000
      Transport Automotive825 000
      Rail1 000
      Aviation25 000
      WasteLandfill24 000
      Water22 000
      Agriculture2 246 000
      Land Use-14 000

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

      Land area40 857 km2
      Population155 560
      Gross regional product$ 8 442 740 500
      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 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.

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