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Press release 406 / 2017-11-14: Refrigerant use in 2016: emission of greenhouse gas declining by 1.5 million tonnes

WIESBADEN – Regarding refrigerant use, enterprises in Germany used a total of 6,730 tonnes of substances classified as climate-relevant gases in 2016, which was a decline of 405 tonnes compared with 2015. To coincide with the World Climate Conference currently taking place in Bonn, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that climate-damaging medium to long-term emissions will decline by roughly 1.5 million tonnes of CO2 equivalents. 

The refrigerant mainly used was "R 134a" (just over 4,100 tonnes).

For further information:
Hannelore Scherff,
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