Canada - PFC gas emissions

PFC gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Perfluorocarbons, used as a replacement for chlorofluorocarbons in manufacturing semiconductors, are a byproduct of aluminum smelting and uranium enrichment.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 8,600
2000 7,110
2005 6,238
2008 5,944

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions