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Carbon footprint of Thomas Dane Gallery (London and Naples), 2018/19

  • As with Kate MacGarry Gallery (KMG), the three top sources of greenhouse gas were business flights, the air freight of artworks and building energy use, which together made up 94% of the footprint of the two TMG galleries.
  • However, the split between these three elements was quite different for TDG compared with KMG. The biggest element for TDG was international art transport by air, not business flights – and energy use was a much smaller part of the footprint.
  • Like KMG, a small number of flights made up a large proportion of the emissions. Just fifteen flights (to the US and China) made up 50% of the UK business flights footprint, while three large art shipments (one to Hong Kong and two to LA) made up over 40% of the international transport footprint.
  • Packaging was, as with KMG, an unexpectedly small part of the footprint.

 

 

 

 

Detailed Breakdown

London Gallery tCO2e

Naples Gallery tCO2e

Total tCO2e

% 2018/19 Footprint

International art transport - air

132.9

8.2

141.0

55.0%

Business travel - flights

74.5

9.9

84.4

32.9%

Electricity use

9.8

6.0

15.8

6.2%

International art transport - road

3.5

0.8

4.3

1.7%

UK art transport

4.0

0

4.0

1.5%

Other international freight - air

2.8

0

2.8

1.1%

Italy art transport

0

1.1

1.1

0.4%

Business travel - car

0.9

0.1

1.0

0.4%

Business travel - rail/bus

0.9

0.03

0.9

0.4%

Paper and printing

0.7

0

0.7

0.3%

Packaging - plastic

0.4

0

0.4

0.2%

Gas use

0

0.1

0.1

<0.1%

Other international freight - road

0.01

0

0.01

<0.1%

Packaging - card/paper

0.01

0

0.01

<0.1%

TOTAL

230.3

26.2

256.5

100%