Definitions

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  • hydrofluorocarbon, a class of molecules containing hydrogen, fluorine and carbon atoms

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Examples

  • As climate regulation spreads, destroying the gas, known as HFC-23, has become a lucrative business, and over the past five years, financiers and industrial companies have begun turning those streams of waste into hefty returns ..

    Wonkbook: Volcker's tax plan; Europe fights U.S. on FinReg; 10 years till recovery?

  • So far, Kyoto-world has paid more than €4.7 billion to eliminate an obscure greenhouse gas called HFC-23; the necessary incinerators cost less than €100 million.

    Kyoto's Long Goodbye

  • The most popular type of project has been to destroy a potent greenhouse gas known as HFC 23, one of a family of so-called hydrofluorocarbons, in China and India.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • As climate regulation spreads, destroying the gas, known as HFC-23, has become a lucrative business, and over the past five years, financiers and industrial companies have begun turning those streams of waste into hefty returns.

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  • Other lucrative CDM projects that inexpensively destroy another potent gas called HFC-23 are under fire after a UN panel said it would investigate allegations that their owners were gaming the system by intentionally boosting their production in order to claim more offsets.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • That so called bank started in the 60s as a juice loan outfit known as HFC household finance company,before Reagan there was a limit on interest but these racketeers got around it by charging for credit insurance even if the customer refused it in the loan contract.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The main replacement for R-22 in residential cooling is a hydrofluorocarbon called HFC-410A.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • Coke's Chief Executive Muhtar Kent said that the company, which sells everything from soda and juice drinks to water, will replace hydrofluorocarbon, also known as HFC, in its new vending machines and coolers by 2015.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Coke's chief executive officer Muhtar Kent said that the company, which sells everything from soda and juice drinks to water, will replace hydrofluorocarbon, also known as HFC, in its new vending machines and coolers by 2015.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Those related to potent gases such as HFC-23 and methane have an easier time, because they rarely make economic sense without the carbon-credit revenue.

    Kyoto's Caps on Emissions

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