Sector data

Sector Emissions at a Glance

Buildings and transportation continue to be the largest emitting sectors in the GTHA

The building and transportation sectors continue to dominate emissions across the GTHA, representing over 81% of total emissions. Building emissions are driven by the use of natural gas for space and water heating as well as electricity, while transportation emissions are driven by gasoline and diesel use.

Overall, emissions have increased by over 4 million tonnes since 2021. Every sector saw an increase, with the building (up 2.1 MtCO2eq) and transportation (up 1.5 MtCO2eq) sectors having the biggest increases.