IGSD

Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

IGSD Primers

Primer on Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

11 January 2018

Summary

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

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Primer on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs)

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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