Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 4: GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 18.9   25.4 23.8 23.8 24.4 23.9 24.3
Passenger Transportation 10.7   12.2 11.9 11.5 11.9 11.7 12.0
Freight Transportation 7.8   12.2 10.9 11.4 11.5 11.3 11.2
Off-Road2 0.5   0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 8.7   10.7 10.0 10.3 10.6 10.8 11.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.4   6.7 6.5 6.8 7.3 7.3 7.4
Ethanol n.a.   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.3   2.8 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.1
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 2.6   4.4 4.7 4.1 4.2 3.9 4.0
Propane 0.7   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 46.2   42.2 42.1 43.1 43.4 45.1 47.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 28.6   26.5 27.4 28.6 30.0 30.4 30.5
Ethanol n.a.   1.5 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 6.7   11.1 7.8 8.1 6.7 5.6 4.3
Aviation Gasoline 0.6   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 13.9   17.5 19.8 17.3 17.4 16.5 16.5
Propane 3.9   1.0 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.7
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Passenger Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.8   68.3 68.1 67.9 67.8 67.9 68.0
Freight Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.6   71.3 71.2 71.2 71.0 70.9 70.8

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.
2) “Off Road” includes vehicles not registered for on-road travel such as ATVs, snowmobiles, golf carts and some military vehicles.