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Taxation and use bans as tools for reducing the use of HF...


About this presentation

related to ATMOsphere Europe 2011
published on 11 October 2011
10 pages
3 MB

Sørensen presents trends in uses and emissions of f-gases in Denmark before and after the introduction of use bans and taxes. He illustrates the effectiveness of different tools on reducing f-gases emissions, including support for f-gas alternatives, HFC tax and use bans, and discusses the lessons learnt from the Danish experience of implementing stricter f-gas policy.

About the speaker(s)

Mikkel Aaman Sørensen


Sørensen has for several years been responsible for issues regarding ozone depleting substances and fluorinated greenhouse gasses. He was co-chair for the Montreal Protocol meetings in 2007 and 2008. In 2009 he chaired the negotiations on a global phase down of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol. 

Sørensen holds a master’s degree in environmental biology from the University of Copenhagen. He graduated in 1986.