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Emissions - NT

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

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Explainer

The Northern Territory has less defined emissions reduction targets compared with other states and territories.

It has committed to the broad goal of net-zero by 2050, but has no interim target.

This data helps you track NT's progress.

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Data

Total and Target

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 11.3 50.1% 9.7%
2013-14 14.2 25.8% 13.6%
2014-15 11.6 17.9% 6.7%
2015-16 12.9 10.7% 3.2%
2016-17 14.0 9.1% 12.6%
2017-18 9.8 30.6% 21.8%
2018-19 17.3 77.8% 39.0%
2019-20 17.1 1.5% 36.9%
2020-21 14.1 17.3% 13.2%

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Total and Target

Northern Territory

Comparison

Total and Target

Northern Territory

Energy - Total

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Data

Energy - Total

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 7.1 2.9% 50.1%
2013-14 7.2 0.6% 51.0%
2014-15 6.2 14.2% 29.5%
2015-16 6.1 0.8% 28.5%
2016-17 6.0 1.2% 26.9%
2017-18 6.8 12.6% 42.9%
2018-19 13.1 93.4% 176.3%
2019-20 13.6 3.1% 185.0%
2020-21 12.6 7.0% 165.1%

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Energy - Total

Northern Territory

Transport

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Transport

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 1.2 1.4% 16.0%
2013-14 1.2 0.5% 16.6%
2014-15 1.3 10.2% 28.5%
2015-16 1.3 1.0% 29.8%
2016-17 1.3 1.0% 31.1%
2017-18 1.4 6.8% 39.9%
2018-19 1.9 32.3% 85.1%
2019-20 1.5 17.4% 52.8%
2020-21 1.5 1.6% 50.4%

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Transport

Northern Territory

Agriculture

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Agriculture

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 3.7 0.3% 24.9%
2013-14 3.6 1.7% 22.8%
2014-15 3.5 2.3% 20.0%
2015-16 3.7 5.8% 27.0%
2016-17 3.7 2.1% 24.4%
2017-18 3.5 3.1% 20.5%
2018-19 3.6 1.4% 22.3%
2019-20 3.0 16.2% 2.5%
2020-21 2.9 3.6% 1.1%

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Agriculture

Northern Territory

Fugitive Emissions

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Fugitive Emissions

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 1.1 18.0% 558.4%
2013-14 1.2 14.4% 653.4%
2014-15 1.3 10.6% 733.5%
2015-16 1.3 0.3% 731.0%
2016-17 1.2 7.0% 673.1%
2017-18 1.3 5.4% 715.1%
2018-19 5.4 314.9% 3282.0%
2019-20 5.5 0.7% 3304.3%
2020-21 4.7 14.4% 2815.6%

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Fugitive Emissions

Northern Territory

Industrial Processes

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Industrial Processes

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 0.164 8.0% 56.2%
2013-14 0.132 19.4% 25.8%
2014-15 0.137 4.0% 30.8%
2015-16 0.137 0.5% 30.2%
2016-17 0.133 2.4% 27.0%
2017-18 0.132 0.9% 25.8%
2018-19 0.135 2.4% 28.8%
2019-20 0.133 1.7% 26.6%
2020-21 0.125 6.0% 19.0%

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Industrial Processes

Northern Territory

Data

Waste

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 0.148 13.7% 21.6%
2013-14 0.088 40.5% 27.6%
2014-15 0.173 96.6% 42.3%
2015-16 0.202 16.5% 65.7%
2016-17 0.204 1.2% 67.7%
2017-18 0.184 9.7% 51.4%
2018-19 0.191 3.7% 56.9%
2019-20 0.19 0.5% 56.2%
2020-21 0.199 4.7% 63.5%

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Waste

Northern Territory

Land Use

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Land Use

Northern Territory

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 0.145 104.2% 96.8%
2013-14 3.2 2082.6% 30.6%
2014-15 1.6 48.2% 64.0%
2015-16 2.7 64.5% 40.8%
2016-17 4.0 49.0% 11.8%
2017-18 -0.903 122.5% 119.9%
2018-19 0.272 130.1% 94.0%
2019-20 0.173 36.4% 96.2%
2020-21 -1.7 1099.3% 138.0%

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Land Use

Northern Territory

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