Emissions - ACT

What is Mt CO₂-e? Emissions are a combination of gases. Most are Carbon Dioxide (CO₂). The other gases are measured as a Carbon Dioxide equivalent (CO₂-e) based on the amount of heat they trap in the atmosphere. They’re measured in Million Tonnes (Mt).

Total and Target

Explainer

The Australian Capital Territory has the most ambitious emissions reduction targets in Australia.

They are:

  • 2025 Target: 50-60% lower than 1990s levels
  • 2045 Target: Net 0 Mt CO₂-e

It aims to reach net-zero five years earlier than the national targets.

This data helps you track progress. 

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Data

Total and Target

Australia

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Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Total and Target

Australian Capital Territory

Comparison

Total and Target

Australian Capital Territory

Energy - Total

Data

Energy - Total

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Energy - Total

Australian Capital Territory

Transport

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Transport

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Transport

Australian Capital Territory

Agriculture

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Agriculture

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Agriculture

Australian Capital Territory

Industrial Processes

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Industrial Processes

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Industrial Processes

Australian Capital Territory

Waste

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Waste

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Waste

Australian Capital Territory

Land Use

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Land Use

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

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Land Use

Australian Capital Territory

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