CO2 emissions for Brighton and Hove Presentation Transcript
BRIGHTON & HOVE CO2EMISSIONS YEARS 2005 TO 2009
Brighton & Hove CO2 emissions years 2005 to 2009 How does this compare to UK • wide data in 2009? The number of tonnes 43 per cent of end-user emissions1 per person per year to assigned to local authority areas stabilise climate change were attributed to the industry and commercial sector, The number of tonnes • 30 per cent to the domestic sector4.8 per person per year • 27 per cent to road transport. emitted by Brighton There are wide local variations on this mainly residents because of the economy and geography of different local areas.
Brighton and Hove per capita emissions The number of tonnes per1 person per year to stabilise climate change The number of tonnes per4.8 person per year emitted by Brighton residents (2009)
Road transport Brighton & HoveRoad transport emissions include both freight andpassenger transport, both private and for businesspurposes. The estimates are made on the basis of thedistribution of traffic. This means that some of theemissions within an authority represent throughtraffic, or part of trips into or out of the area whether byresidents or non-residents.
Domestic CO2 emissions National picture: In 2009, about 47 per cent of domestic end-user emissions arose from gas use, 42 per cent from electricity, and 10 per cent from consumption of other fuels. Between 2005 and 2009, there was a decrease in domestic gas consumption of 16%.
Industry and Commercial CO2 emissionsNational picture: the industry and commercial sector hadthe highest share of end-user emissions in 43 per cent ofauthorities. The domestic sector the highest share in 32per cent, and the road transport sector had the highestshare in 25 per cent of authorities.
The number of tonnes1 per person per year to stabilise climate change The number of tonnes4.8 per person per year emitted by Brighton residents We are running out of time
The number of tonnes1 per person per year to stabilise climate change The number of tonnes4.8 per person per year emitted by Brighton residents We are running out of time ACT NOW ON CO2
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Slideshow by Gavin Barkerwww.gavin-barker.com KEY SOURCES Click to access source Dept of Energy and Climate Change Local authority subset dataYOU ARE WELCOME TO USE THIS SLIDESHOW AS ATEMPLATE FOR YOUR OWN LOCAL AREA PROFILEShould you do so, please delete my name and delete the background picture for thisslideshow (go to View>Slidemaster on the toolbar to replace slide background with yourown image )Use the data for your local authority located at the Department of Energy and ClimateChangeAdd in additional content that you think is relevant – but I urge you to keep the CO2emissions data as the key headline data!