Climate concerns as ‘ozone-friendly’ HFCs use grows

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Une Indienne parcourt les rayons d’un vendeur de réfrigérateurs © SAM PANTHAKY / AFP

A rise in the use of “ozone-friendly” HFCs has prompted experts to voice concerns that the potent greenhouse gases could be a problem in the future.

A UN report says that HFCs, many more times potent than CO2, could account for up to 20% of emissions and hamper efforts to curb climate change.


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