Fisher

2017 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 60%

  • Residential 21%
  • Commercial 15%
  • Industrial 24%

Gas 0%

    Transport 36%

    • On road 34%
    • Domestic air travel 2%

    Waste 3%

    Total municipal emissions
    2 718 000
    t CO2e

    Fisher is a federal electorate that is moderate in size relative to the state average and has a 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 on road transportation.

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    SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
    Electricity Residential582 000
    Commercial417 000
    Industrial628 000
    Gas Residential0
    Commercial0
    Industrial0
    TransportOn road928 000
    Domestic air travel57 000
    WasteLandfill69 000
    Water19 000
    Agriculture18 000
    Land Use0

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

    Characteristics
    Land area1 183 km2
    Population163 296
    Gross regional product$ 8 118 426 600
    Climate zone2

    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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