San Francisco Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory | Last Updated 22 Jan 2016

The purpose of the San Francisco Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory is to measure and track departmental greenhouse gas emissions as part of the City's climate action strategy. Per Environment Code Chapter 9, this data is collected and calculated by the Department of the Environment. Note: Data as of 12/21/2015. San Francisco municipal greenhouse gas inventory for Fiscal Years 2012 per the California Air Resources Board's Local Government Operations Protocol Version 1.1 (May 2010). Third-party verification of Fiscal Year 2012 which was completed in March 2015 is available at Since the third-party verification was conducted, the following minor edits were made to the dataset: - The CH4/N2O scaling factor applied to SFMTA gasoline changed from 1.025 to 1.022 and SFMTA CNG changed from 1.032 to 1.022 - More up to date wastewater emission data was obtained

This dataset has the following 7 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
DepartmentdepartmenttextCity and County of San Francisco department name
Source_Typesource_typetextFuel type such as biodiesel, building propane, compressed natural gas (CNG), gasoline, diesel, and propane (vehicle); facility energy type such as electricity, natural gas and steam; and wastewater emission type such as wastewater combustion, wastewater effluent, and wastewater process.
Fiscal_Yearfiscal_yearnumberFiscal year for the City and County of San Francisco starts on July 1, and ends on June 30 the following year.
QuarterquartertextQ1, Q2, Q3, or Q4 of a given fiscal year. Q1 begins on July 1, Q4 ends on June 30 of the following year.
Emissions_mtCO2eemissions_mtco2enumberTotal GHG emissions accounted for in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents (mtCO2e)
ConsumptionconsumptionnumberTotal quantity of each source type. Note that consumption can also mean quantity purchased.
Consumption_Unitsconsumption_unitstextUnits of quantity for each source type (kWh, therms, pounds, gallons, gasoline gallons equivalent (GGE))