Australia Department of Climate Change

Summary

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.
Contact gnrm@climatechange.gov.au
Licensing Free
Language(s) English
Website http://www.climatechange.gov.au/
publications/greenhouse-acctg/national-greenhouse-factors.aspx

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