2017 municipal emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 12%
  • Commercial 14%
  • Industrial 20%
  • Residential 27%
  • Commercial 29%
  • Industrial 44%
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    • Residential 7%
    • Commercial 2%
    • Industrial 4%
    • Residential 53%
    • Commercial 19%
    • Industrial 29%
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      • On road 27%
      • Domestic air travel 1%
      • On road 96%
      • Domestic air travel 4%
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      • Landfill 63%
      • Water 37%
      Total municipal emissions
      1 155 000
      t CO2e

      Mildura is a rural city that is large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a low urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the community’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 Residential143 000
      Commercial156 000
      Industrial235 000
      Gas Residential79 000
      Commercial28 000
      Industrial43 000
      TransportOn road315 000
      Domestic air travel12 000
      WasteLandfill12 000
      Water7 000
      Agriculture125 000
      Land Use-2 000

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

      Land area22 082 km2
      Population55 142
      Gross regional product$ 2 609 750 000
      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.

      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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