Sulphur Hexafluoride emissions

gigagrams of CO2 equivalent, 1990–2012

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    1990 Ranking
    1. United States 32,635.00
    2. Japan 13,168.00
    3. Germany 4,642.00
    4. Canada 3,392.00
    5. France 2,286.00
    6. Norway 2,200.00
    7. Belgium 1,651.00
    8. Russia 1,202.00
    9. United Kingdom 987.00
    10. Austria 493.00
    11. Italy 333.00
    12. Australia 221.00
    13. Netherlands 218.00
    14. Switzerland 144.00
    15. Finland 115.00
    16. Sweden 107.00
    17. Hungary 88.00
    18. Czech Republic 79.00
    19. Spain 67.00
    20. Denmark 44.00
    21. Ireland 36.00
    22. New Zealand 15.00
    23. Croatia 11.00
    24. Slovenia 10.00
    25. Bulgaria 4.00
    26. Greece 3.00
    27. Iceland 1.00
    28. Luxembourg 1.00
    2012 Ranking
    1. United States 8,387.00
    2. Russia 5,969.00
    3. Germany 3,307.00
    4. Japan 1,585.00
    5. Turkey 971.00
    6. France 672.00
    7. United Kingdom 542.00
    8. Canada 449.00
    9. Italy 356.00
    10. Austria 326.00
    11. Switzerland 224.00
    12. Spain 220.00
    13. Netherlands 196.00
    14. Hungary 153.00
    15. Australia 134.00
    16. Denmark 118.00
    17. Belgium 117.00
    18. Czech Republic 92.00
    19. Norway 60.00
    20. Sweden 55.00
    21. Portugal 45.00
    22. Poland 42.00
    23. Romania 41.00
    24. Ireland 39.00
    25. Finland 37.00
    26. Slovakia 21.00
    27. New Zealand 20.00
    28. Slovenia 17.00
    29. Latvia 14.00
    30. Ukraine 12.00
    31. Bulgaria 12.00
    32. Croatia 10.00
    33. Luxembourg 8.00
    34. Iceland 6.00
    35. Greece 5.00
    36. Lithuania 4.00
    37. Estonia 2.00
    38. Belarus 2.00

    Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) is the most potent greenhouse gas, with a global warming potential of 23,900 times that of carbon dioxide (CO2) when compared over a 100-year period. Sulfur hexafluoride is also extremely long-lived and is inert in the troposphere and stratosphere.

    Source: UN