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Daniel_W Apr 08, 2020 10:22 AM
For a research project, I need EU's F-gas emissions in terms of tons of substance.
What I found so far:
- F-gas emissions in t of CO2e, but lacking information about the average GWP used to calculate them (e.g. here: https://www.eea.europa.eu/p[…]eenhouse-gas-inventory-2019)
- Figures about F-gas supply, production etc, which cannot easily be related to emissions (e.g. here: https://www.eea.europa.eu/[…]/fluorinated-greenhouse-gases-2019)
Can you tell me where I can find EU's F-gas emissions in terms of tons of substance? Alternatively, can I find somewhere the average GWP value used for conversion of F-gas emissions to CO2e (which I could use to back-calculate to tons of substance)?
Thank you and kind regards!
Replies (4)
Daniel_W Apr 08, 2020 10:25 AM
Sorry, it somehow triple-posted this question...
EEA Apr 08, 2020 02:13 PM
Dear M. Daniel W.,

Thank you for contacting the European Environment Agency (EEA).
We acknowledge receipt of your message and will get back to you as soon as possible.

With kind regards,
EEA Enquiry Service
EEA Apr 14, 2020 01:15 PM
Dear M. Daniel W.,

The GWPs used for reporting of Annex I GHG inventories are those from the 4th assessment report of the IPCC, and are contained in Annex III of UNFCCC Decision 24/CP.19. The substances in tonnes can be found in the underpinning inventory CRF tables (see for EU-28):

In particular, the following tables may be of interest for you:

We hope that this may be useful for you.

With kind regards,
EEA Enquiry Service
Daniel_W Apr 27, 2020 04:26 PM
Thank you, that helps very much :)