Recalculations - Black Carbon (BC)

Last updated on 04 Mar 2019 12:07 (cf. Authors)

Revision of Black Carbon emissions over time

Changes within the National Total reported for 2000 (+0.418 kt | +0.29 %) result from several smaller revisions in NFRs 1 and 5 as well as newly implemented emissions from bonfires reported in NFR 5.C.2 (+ 0.322 kt).

Table 1: Changes in emission estimates for 2000
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 35.712 36.130 0.418 1.17% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 35.120 35.222 0.102 0.29% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 0.116 0.150 0.034 29.63% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.1.b 0.210 0.210 0.000 0.00% 1.A.1.b - Petroleum refining
1.A.1.c 0.021 0.017 -0.004 -18.28% 1.A.1.c - Manufacture of solid fuels and other energy industries
1.A.2.g viii 0.153 0.153 0.001 0.50% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.024 0.021 -0.003 -12.24% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.011 0.010 -0.001 -12.09% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.5.b 0.088 0.163 0.075 85.79% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 0.029 0.029 0.000 0.00%
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA
NFR 5 - Waste 0.563 0.879 0.316 56.18% sub-category chapters
5.C.2 NO 0.32 0.322 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
5.E 0.563 0.557 -0.005 -0.98% 5.E - building and car fires
NFR 6 - Other NA

The changes within the National Total reported for 2016 (+0.344 kt | +2.48 %) are dominated from newly implemented emissions from bonfires reported in NFR 5.C.2 (+ 0.277 kt).
Additional revisions occur throughout NFRs 1, 2 and 5.

Table 2: Changes in emission estimates for 2016
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Submission 2018 Submission 209 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 13.898 14.243 0.344 2.48% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 13.311 13.380 0.070 0.52% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 0.076 0.052 -0.024 -31.39% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.1.b 0.059 0.060 0.001 1.95% 1.A.1.b - Petroleum refining
1.A.1.c 0.003 0.001 -0.002 -80.43% 1.A.1.c - Manufacture of solid fuels and other energy industries
1.A.2.g vii 0.807 0.828 0.022 2.68% 1.A.2.g vii - Mobile Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction
1.A.2.g viii 0.095 0.082 -0.013 -13.90% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.0346 0.0303 -0.0042 -12.28% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.0092 0.0082 -0.0010 -11.34% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.b i 2.256 2.258 0.001 0.06% 1.A.3.b i - Road Transport: Passenger Cars
1.A.3.b ii 0.834 0.829 -0.005 -0.57% 1.A.3.b ii - Road Transport: Light duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iii 1.589 1.581 -0.008 -0.48% 1.A.3.b iii - Road Transport: Heavy duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iv 0.0673 0.0669 -0.0004 -0.57% 1.A.3.b iv - Road Transport: Mopeds & Motorcycles
1.A.3.b vi 1.812 1.820 0.0078 0.43% 1.A.3.b vi - Road Transport: Tyre and Brake Wear
1.A.3.c 0.128 0.143 0.015 11.62% 1.A.3.c - Railways
1.A.3.d ii 0.365 0.347 -0.019 -5.11% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 0.2316 0.2290 -0.0025 -1.09% 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.a ii 0.219 0.225 0.006 2.71% 1.A.4.a ii - Commercial & Institutional: Mobile
1.A.4.b i 1.853 1.846 -0.007 -0.38% 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.b ii 0.0070 0.0069 -0.0001 -1.97% 1.A.4.b ii - Households: Mobile
1.A.4.c i 0.1966 0.1962 -0.0004 -0.22% 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c ii 2.596 2.666 0.070 2.69% 1.A.4.c ii - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Mobile
1.A.4.c iii 0.01314 0.01313 -0.00001 -0.08% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.b 0.028 0.061 0.033 117.54% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 0.021 0.020 -0.001 -3.51% sub-category chapters
2.G 0.018 0.017 -0.001 -4.22% 2.G - Other Product Use
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA
NFR 5 - Waste 0.567 0.842 0.275 48.61% sub-category chapters
5.C.2 NO 0.277 0.277 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
5.E 0.567 0.565 -0.002 -0.34% 5.E - building and car fires
NFR 6 - Other NA
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