Copper Coast

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 31%

  • Residential 12%
  • Commercial 9%
  • Industrial 10%

Gas 0%

    Transport 59%

    • On road 59%

    Waste 5%

    Total municipal emissions
    165 000
    t CO2e

    Copper Coast is a district council area that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a moderate urban density. Its major emissions source is on road transportation, due to the community’s larger commuting and other travel requirements. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

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    SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
    Electricity Residential20 000
    Commercial15 000
    Industrial16 000
    Gas Residential0
    TransportOn road96 000
    Domestic air travel0
    WasteLandfill7 000
    Water2 000
    Agriculture9 000
    Land Use-8 000

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

    Land area773 km2
    Population14 650
    Gross regional product$ 546 500 000
    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.

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