Last reviewed on 06-22-2018

Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (11th Edition - Last updated on 11-06-2019)

♦ Category: Industrial Processes and Product Use

IPCC: 2A1 - Mineral Industry - Cement Production
Sector: Industrial : Manufacturing : Stone, Clay, Glass & Cement : Cement

♦ Activity: Clinker production -

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 2008 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 5,284,797 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (5,284,797 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Compilation
Calculation: Compilation of data from ARB's GHG Mandatory Reporting Program
Reference: ARB (2016). Technical support document on GHG inventory methodologies for the 2000-2014 inventory. See Discussion of emissions from cement manufacturing available at: ttps://

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Clinker production = 9,421,352,000,000 g (i.e. 9.42 million tonnes)
Basis: Data
Reference: ARB (2019). Summary of 2008 to 2017 data from California's Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Program. Reported emissions are available at:

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Not applicable

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity (derived from values listed above) —

Amount: 0.561 g of CO2 per g