Recalculations - Sulphur Oxides

Last updated on 28 Feb 2019 12:06 (cf. Authors)

Revision of SO2 emissions over time

The marginal changes reported for the 1990 National Total (-0.003 kt | -0.0001 %) result from changes in emission estimates for NFRs 1.A.3.a i(i), 1.A.3.a i(ii) and 5.C.2.

Table 1: Changes in emission estimates for 1990
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Code [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 5,485.83 5,485.83 -0.003 -0.0001% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 5,310.95 5,310.86 -0.09 -0.002% sub-category chapters
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.36 0.31 -0.05 -14.32% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.26 0.22 -0.04 -14.43% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
NFR 2 - IPPU 174.86 174.86 0.00 0.00%
NFR 3 - Agriculture 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00%
NFR 5 - Waste 0.02 0.11 0.09 451% sub-category chapters
5.C.2 NO 0.09 0.09 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
NFR 6 - Other NA

Changes reported for the 2016 National Totals (-36.382 kt | -10.19 %) result mainly from a revision in NFR 1.A.1.a (-28.90 kt) together with some more or less significant changes throughout NFR 1.
Additonal but small changes oiccur in NFRs 2 and 5.

Table 2: Changes in emission estimates for 2016
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Code absolute, in [kt] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 355.76 319.50 -36.254 -10.19% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 278.75 242.37 -36.382 -13.05% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 170.14 141.24 -28.897 -16.98% Public electricity and heat production
1.A.1.b 33.02 33.39 0.367 1.11% Petroleum refining
1.A.1.c 8.44 7.92 -0.522 -6.18% Manufacture of solid fuels and other energy industries
1.A.2.a 3.24 5.18 1.940 59.94% 1.A.2.a - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Iron and Steel
1.A.2.b 0.26 0.40 0.142 54.40% 1.A.2.b - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Non-ferrous Metals
1.A.2.e 0.71 0.67 -0.046 -6.45% 1.A.2.e - Stationary combustion in manufacturing industries and construction: Food Processing, Beverages and Tobacco
1.A.2.g vii 0.02 0.02 0.0003 1.88% 1.A.2.g vii - Mobile Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction
1.A.2.g viii 36.65 30.83 -5.812 -15.86% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.a i(i) 0.16 0.14 -0.019 -12.28% 1.A.3.a i (i) - International Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.a ii(i) 0.05 0.04 -0.005 -11.33% 1.A.3.a ii (i) - Domestic Civil Aviation: LTO
1.A.3.b i 0.52 0.52 -0.001 -0.15% 1.A.3.b i - Road Transport: Passenger Cars
1.A.3.b ii 0.04 0.04 -0.0003 -0.74% 1.A.3.b ii - Road Transport: Light duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iii 0.26 0.26 -0.002 -0.71% 1.A.3.b iii - Road Transport: Heavy duty vehicles
1.A.3.b iv 0.01 0.01 0.0000 -0.57% 1.A.3.b iv - Road Transport: Mopeds & Motorcycles
1.A.3.c 0.2256 0.2261 0.0005 0.23% 1.A.3.c - Railways
1.A.3.d ii 0.67 0.67 -0.001 -0.20% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 1.93 0.92 -1.003 -52.06% 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.a ii 0.0050 0.0051 0.0001 1.49% 1.A.4.a ii - Commercial & Institutional: Mobile
1.A.4.b i 15.18 13.04 -2.1328 -14.05% 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.b ii 0.00165 0.00162 -0.00003 -1.97% 1.A.4.b ii - Households: Mobile
1.A.4.c i 3.98 3.75 -0.240 -6.01% 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c ii 0.02 0.02 0.0005 2.41% 1.A.4.c ii - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Mobile
1.A.4.c iii 0.04728 0.04724 -0.00004 -0.08% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.a 0.03 0.03 0.0001 0.31% 1.A.5.a - Other: Military. Stationary
1.A.5.b 0.03372 0.03368 -0.00005 -0.14% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
1.B.1.b 0.99 0.81 -0.179 -18.09% 1.B.1 - Solid Fuels
1.B.2.c 2.13 2.16 0.029 1.36% 1.B.2 - Oil and Natural Gas
NFR 2 - IPPU 76.93 77.00 0.0665 0.09% sub-category chapters
2.A.2 0.91 0.89 -0.018 -1.96% 2.A.2 Lime Production
2.A.3 9.96 9.97 0.01 0.09% 2.A.3 Glass Production
2.B.10.a 19.75 19.82 0.072 0.37% 2.B.10.a - Chemical Industry: Other
2.C.1 28.879 28.882 0.003 0.01% 2.C.1 - Iron and Steel Production
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA
NFR 5 - Waste 0.07 0.13 0.062 88.09% sub-category chapters
5.C.1.b v 0.07 0.06 -0.007 -9.64% 5.C.1.b v - Cremation
5.C.2 NO 0.07 0.068 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
NFR 6 - Other NA
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