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Fifty oil and gas companies promised to decarbonise. How do we track their progress?

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Electric Vehicle sales are 'soaring'. But there are more diesel trucks on our roads too.

More Australians are buying EVs ... and SUVs.

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TOTAL EMISSIONS

Australia has six years to hit its emissions target. Is it on track?

  • Australia's 2030 target for greenhouse gas emissions is 43% below 2005 levels (their peak). 
  • The country is currently at about 25%. It has plateaued for the last three years.

The OnlyFacts Emissions Dashboard tracks our progress.

Emissions Dashboard

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2030 Target: 43% lower than 2005

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ELECTRICITY EMISSIONS

The energy sector is the biggest emitter. But it's also improving fastest.

  • Electricity fuels are divided into renewables and non-renewables (fossil fuels).
  • Fossil fuel emissions are falling as Australia adopts renewable energy. 

The OnlyFacts Electricity Dashboard tracks its progress.

Electricity Dashboard

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CORPORATE EMISSIONS

Companies are responsible for about 85% of Australia's total emissions.

  • Companies report Greenhouse Gases in three 'scopes'.
  • Scope 1 means direct emissions from operations. Scope 2 relate to energy use. Scope 3 relate to the entire supply and value chain.

The OnlyFacts Corporate Dashboard tracks them.

Corporate Dashboard

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TRANSPORT EMISSIONS

Transport is Australia's second biggest emitter. It's nearly all roads.

  • Road transport is the biggest factor in Australians transport emissions, by far.
  • Emissions from cars, trucks and freight are growing.

The OnlyFacts Transport Dashboard tracks it.

Transport Dashboard

Road transport time series

Road Transport Emissions

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Road Transport Bar chart

Transport Emissions 2023

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