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HFCs: 1/3 of 3

The most important meeting you've probably never heard of...and it's happening this week

Joe Ware

12th October, 2016

This week in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, nations are meeting to hammer out a plan to phase out Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) which are guilty of accelerating climate change. At the heart of the talks will be the date at which the world will end their use. JOE WARE reports more...
Dead fridges

Campaigners issue warning on refrigerant emissions

Dearbhla Crosse

October 27th, 2010

UK efforts to combat ozone-depleting CFC gases has seen supermarkets and other refrigerant users switch to a problematic alternative in HFCs more...
Heat pumps

Heat pumps no more eco-friendly than gas-fired boilers - new research

Tom Levitt

8th October, 2010

Government subsidies to replace oil or traditional electric heating with heat pumps ignore the global warming impact of their HFCs, argues new analysis more...

HFCs: 1/3 of 3

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