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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 2011 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 3,697,735 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (3,697,735 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Calculation
Calculation: ([Clinker Production] * [Clinker CO2 Emission Factor]) * [Cement Kiln Dust Adjustment factor]
Reference: IPCC (2006). 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Prepared by the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme, Eggleston H.S., Buendia L., Miwa K., Ngara T., and Tanabe K. (eds). Vol.3, Chap. 2: Mineral Industry. Published: IGES, Japan. http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/2006gl/pdf/3_Volume3/V3_2_Ch2_Mineral_Industry.pdf

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Clinker production = 7,835,423 ton
Basis: Data
Reference: ARB (2019). Summary of 2008 to 2017 data from California's Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Program. Reported emissions are available at: https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/programs/mandatory-greenhouse-gas-emissions-reporting

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Cement Kiln Dust Adjustment Factor = 1.02
Reference: IPCC (2006). 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Prepared by the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme, Eggleston H.S., Buendia L., Miwa K., Ngara T., and Tanabe K. (eds). Vol.3, Chap. 2: Mineral Industry. Published: IGES, Japan. http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/2006gl/pdf/3_Volume3/V3_2_Ch2_Mineral_Industry.pdf
Parameter: Clinker CO2 emission factor = 0.51 g / g
Reference: IPCC (2006). 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Prepared by the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme, Eggleston H.S., Buendia L., Miwa K., Ngara T., and Tanabe K. (eds). Vol.3, Chap. 2: Mineral Industry. Published: IGES, Japan. http://www.ipcc-nggip.iges.or.jp/public/2006gl/pdf/3_Volume3/V3_2_Ch2_Mineral_Industry.pdf

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

Amount: 471,925 g (i.e. 471.93 kg) of CO2 per ton
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