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Chart 5: Projected annual emissions from the energy (excluding transport) sector (Million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent)

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Source: Ministry of Economic Development 2006.


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Chart 5 shows the historic trend in greenhouse gas emissions from the National Inventory report (submitted 2006) for the years 1990 to 2004 for energy (excluding transport), and projected emissions to 2012 with high and low emissions scenarios. Emissions in 2010 under the most likely scenario are projected to be 18.4 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent with a high emissions scenario of 20.7 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent and a low emissions scenario of 16.5 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent.