Emission factors and where to find them

March 13, 2022
Climate Huddle

You’re looking to calculate your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory (or “carbon footprint”). But before you begin, you’ll need to make sure you’re using the right emission factors – how do you do this? In this blog we break down the key considerations when choosing emission factors and explain which sources you can trust.

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What are emission factors?

Emission factors are an important part of calculating GHG emissions. They tell us, on average, how much of a particular GHG is emitted for a given unit of activity. Calculations made using emission factors and activity data are called “estimates” because we can’t say that they are 100% precise...

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