CEDEX: Diesel impact on petroleum emissions – March 2016

by Hugh Saddler, Elena Tinch and Mark Johnston

The March 2016 Carbon Emissions Index (CEDEX®) report by pitt&sherry and The Australia Institute indicates that while electricity generation continues to be the greatest contributor to emissions, principally through black and brown coal generation, petroleum and in particular diesel is a significant contributor to the increased growth in emissions with road transport and mining applications producing the weight of the CO2-e emissions. 

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