New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual report of all anthropogenic (human induced) emissions and removals of greenhouse gases in New Zealand.

New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual report of all anthropogenic (human induced) emissions and removals of greenhouse gases in New Zealand.

New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual report of all anthropogenic (human induced) emissions and removals of greenhouse gases in New Zealand.

The 2021 inventory contains the emissions and removals data from 1990 to 2019, major emissions trends, and methodology used by New Zealand for estimating its emissions and removals. The inventory informs the Ministry for the Environment’s policy recommendations on climate change, and it enables us to monitor progress towards our emissions reductions targets.

National inventory report

Supporting information

Release of embargoed information

Embargoed information on New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990–2019 was provided to some stakeholders ahead of the release. You can find details about this in the public register.

Snapshot of the inventory

New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990-2019 Snapshot

Next inventory publication date

New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990–2020 will be published in April 2022.