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Emissions - Corporate

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).

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Corporate emissions play a huge role in Australia’s overall greenhouse gas output.

Greenhouse gases linked to companies are divided into three categories:

  • Scope 1 are direct emissions under the company's control.
  • Scope 2 relate to indirect emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat, or steam.
  • Scope 3 are all other indirect emissions in a company's value chain, including both upstream and downstream emissions.
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Data

Total

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

2014-15 408.8 -
2015-16 415.7 1.7%
2016-17 418.7 0.7%
2017-18 419.8 0.3%
2018-19 423.4 0.8%
2019-20 410.7 3.0%
2020-21 396.0 3.6%
2021-22 387.6 2.1%

Comparison

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Australia

Companies - Total

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Companies - Total

Australia

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Companies - Total

Australia

Companies - Scope 1

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Companies - Scope 1

Australia

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Companies - Scope 1

Australia

Companies - Scope 2

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Companies - Scope 2

Australia

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Companies - Scope 2

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