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Emissions - PFC gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

(1000 metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Russian Federation is being the top country by PFC gas emissions (tons) in the world. As of 2010, PFC gas emissions (tons) in Russian Federation was 20,578 1000 metric tons of CO2 equivalent. The top 5 countries also includes China, Japan, the United States of America, and Brazil.

Perfluorocarbons, used as a replacement for chlorofluorocarbons in manufacturing semiconductors, are a byproduct of aluminum smelting and uranium enrichment.