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Australia's emissions projections 2014-2015

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Publication Date: 
March 2015

This report explains how Australia's abatement task changed since Australia’s emissions projections 2013 . The report indicates the amount of emissions reductions required to achieve Australia's 2020 target of 5 per cent below 2000 levels was less than previous estimates.

This report estimated Australia's cumulative abatement task to 2020 at 236 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (Mt CO2­-e). This has fallen from the 421 Mt CO2-e estimated in December 2013.

Supplementary documents

Sector reports

These sector reports provide details on the emissions projected for each sector to 2034-35.

Consultant reports

The department commissioned consultants to produce reports to inform the 2014-15 emissions projections.

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Email emissions.projections@industry.gov.au