2017/18 municipal emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 14%
  • Commercial 25%
  • Industrial 29%
  • Residential 21%
  • Commercial 36%
  • Industrial 43%
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    • Residential 1%
    • Commercial 5%
    • Industrial 5%
    • Residential 11%
    • Commercial 41%
    • Industrial 48%
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      • On road 18%
      • On road 100%
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      • Landfill 76%
      • Water 24%
      Total municipal emissions
      1 962 000
      t CO2e

      Ryde is a city that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a 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 Residential275 000
      Commercial482 000
      Industrial572 000
      Gas Residential24 000
      Commercial89 000
      Industrial106 000
      TransportOn road348 000
      Domestic air travel0
      WasteLandfill50 000
      Water16 000
      Land Use0

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

      Land area40 km2
      Population125 980
      Gross regional product$ 16 981 000 000
      Climate zone5

      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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