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Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (First Edition - Last updated on 11/19/2007)

♦ Category: Industrial Processes and Product Use

IPCC: 2G4 - Other Product Manufacture and Use - Other (Please specify)
Sector: Industrial : Not Specified

♦ Activity: CO2 consumption -

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 1990 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 129,423 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (129,423 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Calculation
Calculation: [US CO2 emissions from CO2 consumption] * [California CO2 production capacity] / [National CO2 production capacity]
Reference: CEC (2002). Inventory of California Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-1999. Publication #600-02-001F. November 2002. California Energy Commission, Sacramento. http://www.energy.ca.gov/reports/600-02-001F/2002-09-14_600-02-001F.PDF

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity:
Basis: None
Reference: Not Applicable.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: California CO2 production capacity = 2,315 tonne / day
Reference: SRI (1990, 1992, 1993, 1995-96, 1998). Directory of Chemical Producers, USA, SRI Consulting, 1990, 1992, 1993,1995-96,1998 -- National & State CO2 Production Capacity Data. Accessed online in June 2007, at: http://www.sriconsulting.com/DCP/Public/
Parameter: National CO2 production capacity = 25,042 tonne / day
Reference: SRI (1990, 1992, 1993, 1995-96, 1998). Directory of Chemical Producers, USA, SRI Consulting, 1990, 1992, 1993,1995-96,1998 -- National & State CO2 Production Capacity Data. Accessed online in June 2007, at: http://www.sriconsulting.com/DCP/Public/
Parameter: US CO2 emissions from CO2 consumption = 1,400,000,000,000 g (i.e. 1.4 million tonnes)
Reference: USEPA (2007). Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2005. United States Environmental Protection Agency. EPA 430-R-07-002. April 15, 2007. Washington DC. http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/usgginv_archive.html

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity —

Amount: Not Applicable
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