LNG, gas sector responsible for 9% of Australia's total emissions in 2019-20

LATEST data from the Australian Government’s National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting shows that natural gas and LNG facilities covered by the Safeguard Mechanism emitted a total of 44 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in the 2019-20 financial year.

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Sector needs 264 million trees to offset its annual CO2 liability

Australia reported a total 513MMtCO2-e of direct, or Scope 1, emissions over the same period, according to Clean Energy Regulator data, meaning the gas and LNG sector was responsible for 8.