Climate change, global warming & HFCs

17.01.2017

Effects of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on the Climate Impact of HFCs

The Kigali Amendment was agreed to on October 15, 2016 at the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol. The amendment sets out an HFC consumption ph...

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06.09.2016

Global Temperature change Potential compared to Global Warming Potential

Global Warming Potential (GWP) is defined as the increase in radiative forcing (RF) of the emission of one kilogram of the subject gas, relative to the increase...

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06.09.2016

Global Warming Potentials as revised in 2013

In preparation for the Fifth Scientific Assessment Report (AR5) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the published literature concerning the...

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06.09.2016

Massive growth in HFCs is not considered likely in the IPCC Scenarios

The Fifth Assessment Report of Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change covers the climate change impacts from historical and anticipate...

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06.09.2016

Overview – Environmental impact of a material

Impact on the environment is proportional to the quantity of any material released and the potency of that material for environmental effects....

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06.09.2016

Selecting and Using GWP values for Refrigerants

Refrigerant GWP values have been revised with each new IPCC Assessment Report. Regulations and guidance for the use of GWP values typically use the most up to d...

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06.09.2016

The contribution of HFCs to European Greenhouse Emissions

Each year, each member state of the European Union submits estimates of its greenhouse gas emissions, including HFCs, to the United Nations as part of its commi...

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06.09.2016

The Role of HFCs in Long Term Climate Change

HFCs are one of several "Short Lived Climate Forcers (SLCFs)", which means that, their environmental lifetimes are far shorter than that of CO2, the most abunda...

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