Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Growing Climate Threat from Halocarbon Refrigerants (CFCs, HCFCs & HFCs)

Halocarbons are industrially produced gases whose main use is as refrigerants in fridges, freezers and in air conditioning systems. The largest source of halocarbon emissions is commercial refrigeration, including food storage [1].  Although refrigerant gases are emitted in relatively small … Continue reading

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