Japan's technology to reduce fluorinated gases: 860 million tonnes less CO2 [+ video + CD-ROM].

Author(s) : METI

Type of monograph: Booklet


This brochure contains statistics on shipments of fluorocarbons and describes measures to curb emissions from the manufacturing of industrial refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, automobile air conditioners, consumer refrigerators, semiconductors, etc. Contents:Japan's use and emission of fluorocarbons (trends in shipments of CFCs, HCFC, and HFCs; trends in emissions of potent industrial greenhouse gases according to application); collaborative efforts by consumers, industry, and government (collaboration by organizations to minimize fluorocarbon emissions; voluntary action by industry groups: substances targeted: HFC and HFC refrigerant mixtures R134a, R404A, R407C, R410A and R507A; Government-assisted development of technology; legislation against fluorocarbons in Japan); industry groups involved in actions against fluorocarbons in Japan. The brochure and video can be downloaded from: www.meti.go.jp/policy/chemical_management/ozone/files/pamplet/DVD/ozone_e.pdf.