Articles | Volume 17, issue 4
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2795–2816, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-2795-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2795–2816, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-2795-2017

Research article 23 Feb 2017

Research article | 23 Feb 2017

Global emissions of fluorinated greenhouse gases 2005–2050 with abatement potentials and costs

Pallav Purohit and Lena Höglund-Isaksson

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AR by Lorena Grabowski on behalf of the Authors (27 Dec 2016)  Author's response
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (04 Jan 2017) by Frank Dentener
RR by L. J. M. Kuijpers (15 Jan 2017)
ED: Reconsider after minor revisions (Editor review) (23 Jan 2017) by Frank Dentener
AR by Pallav Purohit on behalf of the Authors (31 Jan 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (01 Feb 2017) by Frank Dentener
AR by Pallav Purohit on behalf of the Authors (02 Feb 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Fluorinated gas (F-gas) emissions have increased significantly in recent years and are expected to rise further due to increased demand for cooling services. This study uses a bottom-up approach to assess global F-gas emissions and their abatement potentials and costs for 2005–2050. In the long run F-gas emissions can be almost eliminated using existing alternative options, although achieving deep cuts in emissions is found to be relatively more expensive in developing than developed countries.
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