South Africa Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1970-2021

Total greenhouse gas emissions in kt of CO2 equivalent are composed of CO2 totals excluding short-cycle biomass burning (such as agricultural waste burning and Savannah burning) but including other biomass burning (such as forest fires, post-burn decay, peat fires and decay of drained peatlands), all anthropogenic CH4 sources, N2O sources and F-gases (HFCs, PFCs and gaz sf6). South Africa greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2007 was 502,130.26, a 4.6% increase from 2006.

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South Africa - Other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and gaz sf6

Though South Africa other greenhouse gas emissions fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1982 - 2007 period ending at 14,234.4 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent in 2007. Other greenhouse gas emissions are by-product emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulfur hexafluoride.

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Overview of Sulfr hexafluoride Emissions Sources and Reduction Options in

Aug 28, 2018 · These practices have been developed, tested, and shared over the past decade by participants in EPASF 6 Emission Reduction Partnership for Electric Power Systems. The SF 6 Emission Reduction Partnership for Electric Power Systems is an innovative voluntary program developed jointly by the EPA and the electric power industry to improve equipment reliability while reducing emissions of SF 6, a potent greenhouse gas that remains in the atmosphere for thousands of years.

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Health and environmental dangers of Sulfr hexafluoride-filled switchgear

gaz sf6 gas, used as a dielectric medium in circuit breakers and switchgear, has a global warming potential 24 000 times greater than CO2 and some of its by-products were used as chemical weapons in World War I. In life, in business, in the ordinary course of doing things, there is a certain level of risk […]

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Regulation of Air Pollution: South Africa

I. IntroductionII. National Environmental Management: Air Quality ActIII. Fuel Emission StandardsIV. Carbon Tax BillSouth Africa’s GHG emissions are among the highest in the world and its absolute carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rank among the top twenty countries, “with emissions per capita in the region of 10 metric tons per annum.”The 2011 National Climate Change White Paper described this challenge as follows: South Africa has national and international legal obligation to reduce its emissions. The Bill of Rights section of the South African Constitution includes an environment clause, which states that South Africa is party to a number of multinational environmental agreements. These include the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which South Africa ratified in 1997; the Kyoto Protocol, which South Africa ratified in 2002; and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, ratified by South Africa in 2016.In the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, South Africa committed to reducing its GHG emissions by 34% below its current levels (see below) by 2020 and 42% below c...

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South Africa aims to reach net zero emissions in 2050 - while

Sep 16, 2020 · South Africa aims to reach net zero emissions in 2050 – while still burning coal Published on 16/09/2020, 5:01pm In a low emissions strategy, South Africa flagged an aspiration to become a net zero economy by 2050, but its energy plan foresees a continued role for coal

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List of countries by greenhouse gas emissions - Wikipedia

This is a list of countries by total greenhouse gas (GHG) annual emissions in 2016. It is based on data for carbon dioxide, methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), sulfur hexafluoride (gaz sf6) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) emissions compiled by the World Resources Institute (WRI).

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South Africa CO2 Emissions - Worldometer

CO2 emissions per capita in South Africa are equivalent to 6.95 tons per person (based on a population of 56,207,646 in 2016), a dicrease by -0.14 over the figure of 7.09 CO2 tons per person registered in 2015; this represents a change of-1.9% in CO2 emissions per capita.

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National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act

(a) its holding company or corporation or legal entity, registered in South Africa in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of South Africa; (b) all its subsidiaries and legally held operations, including joint ventures and partnerships where it has a controlling interest, or is nominated as the responsible

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Local companies doing little to lower carbon emissions - The

Nov 28, 2013 · The increase in emissions by most companies is at odds with South Africacommitment at the 2009 climate change conference in Copenhagen to lower its emissions.

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Emissions Summary for South Africa

Emissions Summary for South Africa GHG net emissions/removals by LULUCF / LUCF 2.E. Production of Halocarbons and sf 6 - 0.00% 2.F. Consumption of Halocarbons and

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South Africa’s GHG Emissions Data Lacks Consistency and

Jun 06, 2019 · South Africa’s GHG emissions are 1.1 percent of the global emissions, while the country’s share of global GDP is only 0.6 percent. The latest National Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory 2000 to 2012 shows that South Africa’s total emissions increased from approximately 434 Mt CO2e in 2000 to 518 Mt CO2e in 2012.

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SOUTH AFRICA’S LOW-EMISSION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY 2050

•South Africa is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change –Under unmitigated GHG emissions scenarios, significant warming of up to 5 –8°C is projected over the interior of the country by the end of this century –South African government regards climate change as a considerable threat to the country and its socio

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Chapter 10 Air quality - Department of Environment, Forestry

10.3.4 Industrial emissions. 10.3.5 Biomass burning 10.3.6 Landfill site gas emissions. 10.3.7 Tyre burning emissions 10.3.8 Airport emissions. 10.3.9 Agricultural emissions. 10.4 COMMON AIR POLLUTANTS IN SOUTH AFRICA 10.5. AMBIENT AIR QUALITY MONITORING IN SOUTH AFRICA 10.5.1 Monitored pollutant concentrations

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EMISSION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY 2050 - UNFCCC

South Africa, like the rest of the world, is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In unmitigated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions scenarios, warming of up to 5 to 8°C is projected over the interior of the country by the end of this century. Under a range of warming scenarios, drier conditions will be experienced in the west and south of

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SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW PASSENGER VEHICLE CO EMISSION STANDARDS: 2

SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW PASSENGER VEHICLE CO 2 EMISSION STANDARDS 1. VEHICLE MARKET OVERVIEW South Africa is the largest new passenger vehicle (PV) market on the African continent and is the 18th largest market globally (Figure 1-1). In calendar year 2015, a total of 412,670 new passenger vehicles were sold in the country. Between 2010 and 2015, new

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SOUTH AFRICA GREENHOUSE GAS (GHG) EMISSIONS (INCL. FORESTRY

SOUTH AFRICA Country Facts 2018 Source: CAT 2018 Based on implemented policies, South Africa’s GHG emissions are expected to increase to 658 MtCO 2e by 2030 (excl. forestry). This emission pathway is not compatible with the Paris Agreement.1 The less ambitious end of South Africa’s NDC is not consistent with the Paris

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Considerations for revising the Draft National Greenhouse Gas

greenhouse gas emissions in South Africa. Emissions are easier to track over time if they are tied to physical sources, rather than corporate entities that can change over time.7 In addition, facility-level data would be necessary to implement cap-and-trade program and other similar regulatory initiatives.8 3. Specific Greenhouse Gases Covered a.

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Sustainable Reduction of insulating gas Emission

Its re-use Specification of technical grade SF 6 for use in electrical equipment Replaced the first edition of IEC/TR 62271-303 Use and handling of sulfur hexafluoride Handling procedures for SF 6 and its mixtures (SF 6) in high-voltage switchgear and controlgear Use and handling of sulphur hexafluoride (SF 6) Focus on SF 6 Quality Focus on SF

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Industrial Emissions Management: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Industrial Emissions Management: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly The 12th Air Quality Governance Lekgotla Johannesburg, South Africa 02 - 03 October 2017 Dr Khunedi V Gololo

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South Africa Emission Reduction Challenges - Climate Scorecard

South Africa faces many challenges when it comes to reducing its GHG emissions. The most challenging remains it’s largely energy dependent economy. The South African economy is dependent on coal for 93% of its electricity generation, an energy-intensive industrial sector, and an energy sector responsible for 82% of total GHG emission (DEA, 2014).

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Where greenhouse gases come from - U.S. Energy Information

Carbon DioxideOther Greenhouse GasesThe Energy ConnectionNearly Half of U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Are from Petroleum UseCoal Is The Dominant CO2 Emissions Source Related to Electricity GenerationIn 2017, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels for energy were equal to about 76% of total U.S. anthropogenic GHG emissions (based on global warming potential) and about 93% of total U.S. anthropogenic CO2 emissions. Carbon dioxide emissions from other anthropogenic sources and activities were about 5% of total GHG emissions and about 6% of total CO2 emissions.1

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Emissions from coal-fired utilities in South Africa and

Power generation in South Africa IEA Clean Coal Centre – Emissions from coal-fired utilities in South Africa and neighbouring countries and potential for reduction 10 2 Power generation in South Africa In 1994 only 36% of the country had access to electricity. By 2014, this figure had reached 84%, largely due to low cost electricity from coal.

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Cutler-Hammer - Eaton

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently, and more reliably.

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GLOBAL EMISSION SOURCES OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM

Global Emission Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Industrial Processes: sf6 gas 287 Figure 2 Global emissions of greenhouse gases 1980-1997 Global emissions of greenhouse gases 1980-1997 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 1980 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 Pg CO2-eq. HFCs+PFCs+gaz sf6 - total N2O - non-Annex I countries CH4 - non-Annex I

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The contribution of low-carbon cities to South Africa’s

South Africa is ranked among the world’s top 12 largest carbon dioxide (CO 2) emitters, largely due to dependence on plentiful coal for electricity generation and an energy-intensive industrial and mining sector. In South Africa, GHG emissions totalled 579 million tonnes CO 2 e in 2010 (DEA, 2013).

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY - Letgrow South Africa together

gas emissions in a bid to reduce global warming. South Africa, as ·f the global community of nations, has to align its policies with globa This has to be done in a manner that takes its own nation challenges into account. G South Africa is a coal based economy and, as a~ t, it ranks amongst the

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Overview of Air Quality and Emission Standards in South Africa

(a) publish a list of activities which result in atmospheric emissions . and which the Minister or MEC reasonably believes have or may have a significant detrimental effect on the environment, including health, social conditions, economic conditions, ecological conditions or cultural heritage; and (3) A notice referred to in subsection (1)- (a)

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HUA OT IX SOUTH AFRICA - Climate Transparency

specific taxes on energy use. South Africa did not have an explicit carbon tax or an emissions trading system. South Africa priced 55% of carbon emissions from energy use, and 11% were priced above € 30/tCO 2 (~US$ 37).17 4.3 US$/tCO 2 Source: OECD, 2016 EFFECTIVE CARBON RATE IN 201217 for non-road energy, excluding biomass emissions SOUTH AFRICA

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