fluorinated gases

Synonyms

F-gases, perfluorocarbons, sulphurhexafluoride

Definition

This term refers to the groups of gases hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulphurhexafluoride, which are covered under the Kyoto Protocol. (IPCC) High GHG potential.

Broader terms

greenhouse gas emissions

Narrower terms

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