Australia Department of Climate Change

Name of source Australian National Greenhouse Factors
Provider Australian Government. Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Summary text Conversion factors designed for use by companies and individuals to estimate greenhouse gas emissions for their own purposes, voluntary action and for reference.
Licensing Free
Language(s) English
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type HTML (web) access to RTF or PDF file
Software needs Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 1990-2010
Geography Australia, Global
Original Data Source(s) National statistics
Other Databases Included None
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Grave
Modeling approach N/A
Emissions results Total CO2e, separate GHGs, separate scopes, direct and indirect emissions
Number of datasets Ca. 300
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Agricultural production means; Materials production; End-of-life treatment
Other topics  
Data transparency – what meta data is provided for each dataset?
System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process, other
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score No
Quality assurance Yes
Standards compliant GHG Protocol

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