How Do We Get to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050?
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Sector
Baseline Annual Emissions
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Gt CO2e in 2015
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Energy5.911.12%
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Industry16.931.86%
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Building9.718.29%
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Transport8.415.84%
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Food5.5710.50%
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Agriculture & Forestry6.57612.40%
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TOTAL53.046
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Total Worldwide Emissions51840
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Note: data from 2012percent total GHGsGHGs (MtCO2 eq)sourceURL
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Industry29.115,085ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-non-metallic minerals6.23,214
stone, clay, sand, ingredients for industrial chemicals, fertilizer components, salt, quartz, gypsum, gemstones, etc
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-iron and steel4.82,488yesECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-chemical and petrochemical4.32,229
the production of chemicals and petrochemicals - energy use and any emissions in the processes
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-non-ferrous metals1.4726
Anything without iron in it - biggest are aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, titanium and zinc, and alloys such as brass. Also precious metals and rare-earth metals.
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-food and tobacco1518Yep!ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-paper pulp and printing0.9467
life-cycle of paper production, converting or printing and distribution, and then disposal at the end of its lifetime.
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-other industries10.55,443
Digital industries, media, telecoms, all fit in here, but so do things like financial services, hospitality, defence, anything that's not mentioned above.
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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Buildings18.39,487ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-residential11.25,806all emissions - from energy use to construction and demolition.ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-commercial and public services73,629all emissions - from energy use to construction and demolition.ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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Transport14.57,517ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-road10.65,495ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-aviation1.5778ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-rail0.5259ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-others1.9985ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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Agriculture Forestry and Land Use20.210,472ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-deforestation/afforestation and land7.73,992Land use changes. Cutting down trees for farmland/grazing land.ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-livestock and manure6.53,370
Methane is a big part, but also CO2 from transportation and feeding them, and general energy use.
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-agricultural soils5.22,696ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-agricultural energy use0.8415yep! Also things like grow lamps and heating/ventilating greenhouses etc.ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-other agriculture0.152ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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Landfills and Waste Water3.41,763ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-landfills1.6829ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-waste water1.8933
Emissions from sewage treatment plants (and open sewers in the developing world)
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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Other Energy14.57,517ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-energy industry own use and losses8.14,199
This is the footprint of the energy that's required to produce energy, if that makes sense? Energy use in power-producing processes. Light/ventilation in power plants, transmission losses (which are big).
ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-coal mining2.71,400Footprint of energy used to dig coal out of the ground.ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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-oil and gas extraction. refining and processing
3.71,918Footprint of energy used to extract oil and gas, refine and process it.ECOFYShttps://www.asnbank.nl/web/file?uuid=9a2d8d08-5282-4380-a56a-e10940348eb5&owner=6916ad14-918d-4ea8-80ac-f71f0ff1928e&contentid=1267
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