2018/19 electorate emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 13%
  • Commercial 18%
  • Industrial 27%
  • Residential 21%
  • Commercial 31%
  • Industrial 47%
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    • Residential 1%
    • Commercial 3%
    • Industrial 5%
    • Residential 3%
    • Commercial 39%
    • Industrial 58%
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      • On road 22%
      • Domestic air travel 7%
      • On road 78%
      • Domestic air travel 22%
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      • Landfill 77%
      • Water 23%
      Total municipal emissions
      1 087 000
      t CO2e

      Griffith is a federal electorate that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a very high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from industrial electricity consumption.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential137 000
      Commercial201 000
      Industrial304 000
      Gas Residential3 000
      Commercial37 000
      Industrial56 000
      TransportOn road246 000
      Domestic air travel71 000
      WasteLandfill24 000
      Water7 000
      Agriculture1 000
      Land Use0

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

      Land area53 km2
      Population48 776
      Gross regional product$ 4 639 254 300
      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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