Peppermint Grove

2018 municipal emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 11%
  • Commercial 19%
  • Residential 38%
  • Commercial 63%
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  • Residential 7%
  • Commercial 4%
  • Residential 67%
  • Commercial 33%
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  • On road 55%
  • On road 100%
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  • Landfill 100%
Total municipal emissions
27 000
t CO2e

Peppermint Grove is a rural municipality that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a high 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 Residential3 000
Commercial5 000
Gas Residential2 000
Commercial1 000
TransportOn road15 000
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill1 000
Land Use0

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

Land area1 km2
Population1 720
Gross regional product$ 197 000 000
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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