Skip to main content
Climate and Atmosphere

Definition(s)

A discharge of particulate gaseous, or soluble waste material/pollution into the air from a polluting source. (Source: GEMET/UNUN)

In other languages

French
émission
Russian
выброс
Spanish
emisión
Chinese, Simplified
排放
Arabic
انبعاث

Explore content

Follow up the links below to see InforMEA content related to emission coming up from several external sources.

Multilateral environment agreements tagged with emission

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with emission. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
Vienna Convention
Montreal Protocol
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Kyoto Protocol
Rotterdam Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury