I promised to post information once I found the link again . . .
Please see below from The Climate Group's Australia Director, Rupert Posner. For more information and other States pls visit www.theclimategroup.org/indicator.
This week's (12– 18 Dec) Victoria Indicator is 2.016 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, the breakdown is as follows:
Electricity from coal: 1.283 million; 64%
Natural gas: 0.202 million; 10%
Petroleum: 0.530 million; 26%
- Victoria’s emissions from energy were 1.5% or 30,000 tonnes higher this week.
- Emissions from coal-fired generators, which accounted for 98% of Victoria’s generation, were 2.1% or 26,000 tonnes higher this week due to several units coming back into production.
- Electricity demand fell by 0.9%, declining for the fourth consecutive week.
- Emissions from gas grew by 2.7% or 5000 tonnes.
- Emissions from petroleum products fell by 0.3% or 1000 tonnes.
- This week’s Indicator is 11.8% higher than the same week in 2007 and total emissions to this stage of 2008 are 2% higher than the similar stage last year.
- This week’s Indicator is 31.1% above the equivalent 1990 weekly average.