Energy in Oregon

​The Oregon Global Warming Commission​ submits a report to the Oregon Legislature every two years, publishing data on current greenhouse gas emissions, trends, and steps we need to take to reduce emissions. 
The data below is taken from the 2017 Oregon Global Warming Commission report . View data and trends, and learn more about what Oregon is doing to reduce emissions​.


Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Oregon: Forecast & Goals
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The chart above shows emissions to date, the trajectory we need to reach our reduction goals, and our likely trajectory based on current trends and policies. 


Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector
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The graph above shows that transportation is still the greatest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Oregon, followed by the residential and commercial sectors.


Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Transportation Sector by Fuel Type
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Gasoline, followed by diesel and residuals, are the largest contributors of greenhouse gases among the transportation-related fuels. 


Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Residential & Commercial Sector by Fuel Type
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For the residential and commercial sectors, electricity is the greatest contributor of greenhouse gases. Residential electricity use is higher than commercial. 
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