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Indicator 13.2.2: Total greenhouse gas emissions per year

Community wide greenhouse gas emissions


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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description
Local target

Reduce industrial emissions by 38% by 2035
Reduce municipal greenhouse gas emissions 55% by 2025

Geographical coverage
Unit of measurement

Community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by total metric tons of CO2 equivalent, by metric tons per capita, and by metric tons per regional GDP. GDP is not reported at the City level but at the Metropolitan Statistical Area. The metric tons per GDP is therefore only an estimate for the City.

Disaggregation Categories
WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment

Aligns to WCCD 8.3 – Greenhouse Gas Emissions; WCCD 7.3 – Energy Consumption of Public Buildings; WCCD 7.4- Percentage of Total Energy from Renewable Sources; WCCD 18.5 – Percentage of commuters using travel modes other than personal vehicles; and WCCD 19.1- Green Areas per 100k

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Data last updated 2021-11-24: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2021-11-24: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Total greenhouse gas emissions per year

Indicator number


Target name

Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

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Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation and Environment (LASAN)

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City of Los Angeles

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