National Action Plan on Open Government Commitment

C01.2.1 - Climate Change and Sustainable Growth

Commitment:
Climate Change and Sustainable Growth
Milestone:
Improve and expand information on energy use and greenhouse gas emissions through the Physical Flow Accounts as part of the Canadian Centre for Energy Information (CCEI)
Indicator:
C01.2.1 - Disseminate an infographic and datasets related to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions embedded in goods and services purchased by households. Link and disseminate environmental data on energy consumption and GHG emission physical flow accounts with economic satellite accounts on tourism, clean technologies, natural resources
Lead Organization:
Statistics Canada
Deadline:
By June 2024
Summit for Democracy:
No

Updates

2024-03
Status:
Complete
Evidence of progress:

All products have been published on the Statistics Canada website. A list of products are provided below:
• Infographic - Canadian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Attributable to Households, 2018
• Energy and GHG linkage with Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account (Table 38-10-0141-01)
• Energy and GHG linkage with Environmental and Clean Technology Products Economic Account (Table 38-10-0139-01)
• Energy and GHG linkage with Natural Resources Satellite Account (Table 38-10-0140-01)
• GHG linkage with Infrastructure Economic Account (Table 36-10-0655-01)
• GHG linkage with Housing Economic Account (Table 36-10-0690-01)

Evidence:

All products are publicly available on the Statistics Canada website.

2023-03
Status:
Substantial progress
Evidence of progress:
  • Disseminated infographic on Canadian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Attributable to Households, through goods and services purchased. (https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/11-627-m/11-627-m2022003-eng.htm)
  • Progress made to disseminate Physical Flow Accounts (PFA) data on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions with the Environmental and Clean Technology Products Economic Account (linkage of PFA with Clean Technology).
  • On track to develop PFA linkages with toursim and natural resources economic accounts.
Evidence:

Infographic is available publicly.
Materials related to linking with additonal economic accounts are being developed but are not available publicly.

Challenges:

Challenges related to data gaps and/or lack of detail are common. Resource limitations can also be a factor related to progress.

2022-09
Status:
Substantial progress
Evidence of progress:
Evidence:

Infographic is available publicly.
Material related to linking with Clean Technology economic account is available publicly.
Other linkages are being developed but are not available publicly.

Challenges:

Challenges related to data gaps and/or lack of detail are common. Resource limitations can also be a factor related to progress.