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.
Description: The map below shows how PFC gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Russia, with a value of 20,578.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Nicaragua, with a value of 0.00.
Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Aggregation method: Gap-filled total