2012 Spring Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Spring 2012 Report—Chapter 2

Exhibit 2.2—The Government of Canada is regulating greenhouse gas emissions by sector—2005 emissions in million tonnes (Mt)

The following lists the total 2005 greenhouse gas emissions in million tonnes for each of seven sectors.

Sector 2005 emissions in million tonnes (Mt) Percentage
Transportation 164 Mt 22%
Electricity 126 Mt 17%
Oil and gas 153 Mt 21%
Emissions-intensive trade-exposed industries (for example, chemicals and fertilizers, iron and steel, and cement) 80 Mt 11%
Buildings 80 Mt 11%
Agriculture 74 Mt 10%
Waste and other sectors 54 Mt 8%
Source: Environment Canada

 

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