Queensland is a state that is large in geographical area relative to the national average and has a moderate urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from industrial electricity consumption.
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|Source||SectorEmissions (t CO2e)|
|Electricity||Residential||15 897 000|
|Commercial||14 024 000|
|Industrial||37 748 000|
|Commercial||1 673 000|
|Industrial||3 250 000|
|Transport||Automotive||12 965 000|
|Bus||3 139 000|
|Aviation||3 239 000|
|Waste||Landfill||1 960 000|
|Agriculture||20 592 000|
Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.
|Land area||1 730 172 km2|
|Population||5 051 967|
|Gross regional product||$ 319 949 340 500|
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:
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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