Recalculations - Particulate Matter <2.5µm

Last updated on 28 Feb 2019 12:15 (cf. Authors)

Revision of PM2.5 emssions over time

Changes within the National Total reported for 1995 (+4.154 kt | +2.11 %) are dominated by newly implemented emissions from bonfires reported in NFR 5.C.2 (+ 3.728 kt).

Table 1: Changes in emission estimates for 1995
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 196.49 200.64 4.154 2.11% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 139.18 139.66 0.484 0.35% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 13.99 14.51 0.518 3.70% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.2.a 0.053 0.078 0.025 47.33% 1.A.2.a - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Iron and Steel
1.A.2.g viii 3.79 3.74 -0.052 -1.36% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.043 0.037 -0.006 -13.12% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.021 0.019 -0.002 -11.23% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
NFR 2 - IPPU 46.539 46.516 -0.023 -0.05% sub-category chapters
2.L 11.231 11.208 -0.023 -0.21% 2.L - Other Production. Consumption. Storage. Transportation or Handling of Bulk Products
NFR 3 - Agriculture 5.1396 5.1399 0.0003 0.01% sub-category chapters
3.B.1.a 2.24 2.24 0.0004 0.02% 3.B - Manure Management
3.B.1.b 1.6500 1.6499 -0.0001 -0.01% 3.B - Manure Management
NFR 5 - Waste 5.63 9.33 3.694 65.57% sub-category chapters
5.C.2 NO 3.728 3.728 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
5.E 5.598 5.564 -0.035 -0.62% 5.E - building and car fires
NFR 6 - Other NA

The marginal changes within the National Total reported for 2016 (- 0.058 kt | - 0.06 %) result from several more or less significant revisions in NFRs 1 and 2 together with newly implemented emissions from bonfires reported in NFR 5.C.2 (+ 3.081 kt).

Table 2: Changes in emission estimates for 2016
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 100.78 100.73 -0.058 -0.06% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 65.35 62.43 -2.919 -4.47% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 8.11 5.39 -2.725 -33.58% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.1.b 0.60 0.61 0.009 1.46% 1.A.1.b - Petroleum refining
1.A.1.c 0.37 0.32 -0.044 -12.00% 1.A.1.c - Manufacture of solid fuels and other energy industries
1.A.2.a 0.038 0.083 0.045 119.89% 1.A.2.a - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Iron and Steel
1.A.2.g vii 1.07 1.10 0.027 2.52% 1.A.2.g vii - Mobile Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction
1.A.2.g viii 2.48 2.32 -0.169 -6.80% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.072 0.063 -0.009 -12.28% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.019 0.017 -0.002 -11.27% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.b i 3.78 3.78 -0.001 -0.02% 1.A.3.b i - Road Transport: Passenger Cars
1.A.3.b ii 1.06 1.05 -0.006 -0.60% 1.A.3.b ii - Road Transport: Light duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iii 2.37 2.36 -0.012 -0.49% 1.A.3.b iii - Road Transport: Heavy duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iv 0.53 0.52 -0.003 -0.57% 1.A.3.b iv - Road Transport: Mopeds & Motorcycles
1.A.3.b vi 7.373 7.405 0.032 0.43% 1.A.3.b vi - Road Transport: Tyre and Brake Wear
1.A.3.b vii 4.137 4.154 0.017 0.42% 1.A.3.b vii - Road Transport: Road Abrasion
1.A.3.c 4.44 4.47 0.023 0.51% 1.A.3.c - Railways
1.A.3.d ii 1.18 1.12 -0.060 -5.10% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 1.05 1.00 -0.044 -4.17% 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.a ii 0.29 0.30 0.008 2.68% 1.A.4.a ii - Commercial & Institutional: Mobile
1.A.4.b i 19.66 19.57 -0.095 -0.48% 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.b ii 0.14 0.14 -0.003 -1.97% 1.A.4.b ii - Households: Mobile
1.A.4.c i 1.00 0.98 -0.012 -1.24% 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c ii 4.41 4.52 0.104 2.36% 1.A.4.c ii - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Mobile
1.A.4.c iii 0.04239 0.04236 -0.00003 -0.08% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.a 0.03161 0.03164 0.00002 0.07% 1.A.5.a - Other: Military. Stationary
1.A.5.b 0.1329 0.1328 -0.0001 -0.05% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 25.18 24.98 -0.200 -0.80% sub-category chapters
2.A.2 0.16 0.16 -0.003 -1.96% 2.A.2 Lime Production
2.A.3 0.0931 0.0932 0.0001 0.06% 2.A.3 Glass Production
2.C.1 2.33 2.33 0.001 0.04% 2.C.1 - Iron and Steel Production
2.C.2 0.0008935 0.0008933 -0.0000002 -0.02% 2.C.2 - Ferroalloys Production
2.G 7.35 7.16 -0.189 -2.57% 2.G - Other Product Use
2.L 9.50 9.49 -0.009 -0.10% 2.L - Other Production. Consumption. Storage. Transportation or Handling of Bulk Products
NFR 3 - Agriculture 4.58 4.58 0.000 0.00%
NFR 5 - Waste 5.676 8.737 3.061 53.94% sub-category chapters
5.C.1.b v 0.01 0.01 -0.001 -9.64% 5.C.1.b v - Cremation
5.C.2 NO 3.08 3.081 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
5.E 5.67 5.65 -0.019 -0.34% 5.E - building and car fires
NFR 6 - Other NA
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