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Abbreviations and acronyms

Acronym or Abbreviation

Description

ABARES

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Science

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Act

The Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008

AGEIS

Australian Greenhouse Emissions Information System

ANZSIC

Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification

CO2

Carbon dioxide; a greenhouse gas

CO2-e

Carbon dioxide equivalent

DoEE

Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy

Emissions

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

FPA

Forest Practices Authority

GSP

Gross State Product

GWh

Gigawatt hours

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPPU

Industrial Processes and Product Use

KP

Kyoto Protocol

kt

Kilotonnes

LPG

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

LULUCF

Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry

Mt

Megatonnes

NGGI

National Greenhouse Gas Inventory

PJ

Petajoule

The Regulations

The Climate Change (Greenhouse Gas Emissions) Regulations 2012

STGGI

State and Territory Greenhouse Gas Inventories

t

Tonnes

UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change