IGSD

Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Primer on Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

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IGSD – October 2014

Summary
Fast action under the Montreal Protocol can limit growth of HFCs, prevent 100 to 200 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent emissions by 2050, and avoid up to 0.5°C of warming by 2100.

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Primer on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

SLCP Primer

IGSD – November 2013

Summary
Slowing the rate of global warming over the near term by cutting short-lived climate pollutants to complement carbon dioxide reductions for the long term.

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Spanish version of the Primer (April 2013) is here