Recalculations - Particulate Matter <2.5µm

Last updated on 21 Feb 2020 08:36 (cf. Authors)

Revision of PM2.5 emssions over time

Changes within the National Total reported for 1995 (+12.13 kt | +6.05 %) are dominated by icreased emission estimates from NFRs 1.A.3.b i, 1.A.3.b ii, 1.A.3.b iii and 2.A.5.a together with a reduction in NFR 5.E.
A variety of less significant changes occur throughout NFRs 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Table 1: Changes in emission estimates for 1995

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Submission 2019 Submission 2020 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 200.64 212.77 12.13 6.05% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 139.66 151.40 11.74 8.40% sub-category chapters
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.037 0.040 0.002 6.21% here
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.019 0.030 0.011 61.2% here
1.A.3.b i 16.13 18.36 2.22 13.8% here
1.A.3.b ii 5.13 7.82 2.69 52.4% here
1.A.3.b iii 20.58 27.34 6.76 32.8% here
1.A.3.b iv 1.06 1.01 -0.05 -4.39% here
1.A.3.b vi 5.95 6.02 0.07 1.19% here
1.A.3.b vii 3.37 3.40 0.03 0.84% here
1.A.3.d ii 8.43 8.43 -0.001 -0.014% here
1.A.5.b 1.23942 1.23946 0.00004 0.004% here
NFR 2 - IPPU 46.52 49.17 2.65 5.70% sub-category chapters
2.A.5.a 1.59 4.25 2.66 167% here
2.A.6 2.21 2.21 -0.006 -0.28% here
NFR 3 - Agriculture 5.1399 5.1403 0.0004 0.01% sub-category chapters
3.D.c 0.6150 0.6154 0.0004 0.07% here
NFR 5 - Waste 9.33 7.07 -2.26 -24.19% sub-category chapters
5.E 5.56 3.30 -2.26 -40.6% here
NFR 6 - Other NA

The small changes within the National Total reported for 2017 (-0,72 kt | -0,72 %) result from several more significant revisions in NFRs 1.A.3.b i - iii, 1.A.4. a i, 2.A.5.a and 5.E.
A variety of less significant changes occur throughout NFRs 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Table 2: Changes in emission estimates for 2017

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Submission 2019 Submission 2020 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 99.06 98.34 -0.72 -0.72% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 60.02 60.63 0.61 1.02% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 5.13 4.89 -0.24 -4.59% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.1.b 0.60 0.38 -0.21 -35.56% 1.A.1.b - Petroleum refining
1.A.1.c 0.35 0.33 -0.02 -5.77% 1.A.1.c - Manufacture of solid fuels and other energy industries
1.A.2.a 0.0836 0.0834 -0.0002 -0.20% 1.A.2.a - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Iron and Steel
1.A.2.g vii 1.029 1.033 0.003 0.32% 1.A.2.g vii - Mobile Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction
1.A.2.g viii 2.47 2.19 -0.29 -11.62% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.07 0.08 0.02 26.23% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.02 0.02 0.01 36.64% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.b i 3.49 3.57 0.09 2.47% 1.A.3.b i - Road Transport: Passenger Cars
1.A.3.b ii 0.91 1.56 0.65 72.08% 1.A.3.b ii - Road Transport: Light duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iii 2.00 2.35 0.36 17.81% 1.A.3.b iii - Road Transport: Heavy duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iv 0.50 0.98 0.48 95.98% 1.A.3.b iv - Road Transport: Mopeds & Motorcycles
1.A.3.b vi 7.50 7.53 0.03 0.45% 1.A.3.b vi - Road Transport: Tyre and Brake Wear
1.A.3.b vii 4.205 4.212 0.007 0.16% 1.A.3.b vii - Road Transport: Road Abrasion
1.A.3.c 4.45 4.31 -0.15 -3.28% 1.A.3.c - Railways
1.A.3.d ii 1.06 1.04 -0.02 -2.18% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 0.99 2.11 1.12 114% 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.a ii 0.284 0.286 0.002 0.58% 1.A.4.a ii - Commercial & Institutional: Mobile
1.A.4.b i 18.26 17.50 -0.76 -4.14% 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.b ii 0.1381 0.1381 -0.0001 -0.04% 1.A.4.b ii - Households: Mobile
1.A.4.c i 0.99 0.52 -0.47 -47.57% 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c ii 4.377 4.379 0.002 0.05% 1.A.4.c ii - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Mobile
1.A.4.c iii 0.04388 0.04387 -0.00001 -0.02% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.a 0.0 3 0.03 -0.01 -16.70% 1.A.5.a - Other: Military. Stationary
1.A.5.b 0.092 0.091 -0.001 -0.90% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 25.76 26.76 0.99 3.86% sub-category chapters
2.A.2 0.1538 0.1537 -0.0001 -0.05% 2.A.2 Lime Production
2.A.5.a 1.17 2.13 0.96 82.14% 2.A.5.a Quarrying Mining Other Than Coal
2.A.5.b 1.28 1.26 -0.02 -1.88% 2.A.5.b Construction And Demolition
2.A.6 0.70 0.60 -0.10 -14.51% 2.A.6 Other Mineral Products
2.B.5 0.0022 0.0021 -0.0001 -5.56% 2.B.5 - Carbide Production
2.C.1 2.51 2.51 0.000 0.00% 2.C.1 - Iron and Steel Production
2.C.2 0.00089 0.00094 0.00004 5.03% 2.C.2 - Ferroalloys Production
2.G 7.15 7.28 0.123 1.71% 2.G - Other Product Use
2.H.1 0.011 0.012 0.001 7.56% 2.H.1 - Pulp and Paper Industry
2.H.2 0.21 0.25 0.04 16.72% 2.H.2 - Food and Beverages Industry
NFR 3 - Agriculture 4.55 4.56 0.01 0.15% sub-category chapters
3.B.3 0.1197 0.1192 -0.0005 -0.40% 3.B - Manure Management
3.B.4.g i 0.1558 0.1574 0.0016 1.00% 3.B - Manure Management
3.B.4.g ii 0.188 0.187 -0.001 -0.54% 3.B - Manure Management
3.D.c 0.67 0.68 0.01 0.99% 3.D - Agricultural Soils
NFR 5 - Waste 8.73 6.40 -2.33 -26.70% sub-category chapters
5.A NA 0.002 0.002 5.A - Solid Waste Disposal on Land
5.E 5.67 3.33 -2.33 -41.14% 5.E - building and car fires
NFR 6 - Other NA
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