Emissions

CO2

  • Electricity generation – coal, gas, oil,
  • Transportation
  • Heating
  • Manufacturing – metal smelting, fertiliser, cement, chemicals, textiles, rubber, paper
  • Desalination
  • Deforestation

Methane

  • Undersea clathrates
  • Melting permafrost
  • Fracking wells
  • Gas infrastructure
  • Coal mines
  • Dairy farming
  • Garbage dumps

NOx

  • Transportation
  • Agriculture

HFCs

  • Refrigeration, air conditioning
  • 1000s of times the warming effect of CO2
  • Kigali agreement – most nations’ emissions to peak by mid-2020s

 

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