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Greenhouse gas emissions—a focus on Canadian households


Chart 1 Emissions per capita remain stable despite increases in efficiency

Chart 2 Sales of new trucks up 74% since 1990

Chart 3 Canadian GHG emissions per capita for residential fuel use—third highest in G8, 2005

Chart 4 Switching from heating oil to natural gas helped stabilize emissions from home fuel use

Chart 5 Two thirds of household GHG emissions result from spending on goods and services


Table 1 Canadian greenhouse gas emissions attributable to household spending and consumption, 2004p

Table 2 Goods and services purchases resulting in the highest indirect emissions from households, 2004p


Canadian participation in an environmentally active lifestyle


Chart 1 Prince Edward Island has the highest proportion of very active households, 2006

Chart 2 Owners are more likely to be very active than renters, 2006

Chart 3 The proportion of very active households increases with income, 2006

Chart 4 The proportion of very active households increases with education, 2006


Table 1 Household participation rates for environmental behaviours, by province, 2006

Table 2 Environmental activity level, by dwelling type, 2006


Livestock manure production


Chart 1 Ontario prominent among the ten most intensive manure-producing sub-sub-drainage areas in 2006

Chart 2 Sub-sub-drainage areas in Alberta experienced the greatest increase in manure production per hectare, 1981 to 2006


Table 1 Change in manure production by livestock type, 1981 and 2006


Map 1 Intensity of manure production, by sub-sub-drainage area, 2006


Households' use of water and wastewater services


Table 1 Households and combinations of water and wastewater services

Table 2 Septic system maintenance frequency, 2006


LED holiday lights


Chart 1 More LED holiday lights in households with children and working-aged adults, 2007

Chart 2 Households with children in single-detached homes most likely to string up LED lights, 2007

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