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hydrofluorocarbons

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  • n. Plural form of hydrofluorocarbon.

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  • For example, 250 tons of certain hydrofluorocarbons might have the same heat-trapping impact as somewhere around 75,000 tons of carbon dioxide.

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  • The department said although most refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment could be fitted to operate with new ozone-friendly replacements known as hydrofluorocarbons, this would be very expensive.

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  • Most vending machines rely on refrigerants known as hydrofluorocarbons

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  • But as the signers of the protocol convened the 22nd annual meeting in Bangkok on Monday, negotiators are considering a proposed expansion in the ozone treaty to phase out the production and use of the industrial chemicals known as hydrofluorocarbons or HFCs.

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  • The Obama administration called hydrofluorocarbons widely used in refrigerators and air conditioners "a very significant" threat to climate change Monday, and expressed a preference for drastically reducing HFCs that are promoted under the U. N.'s ozone treaty rather than phasing them out entirely.

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  • UNITED NATIONS - The Obama administration called hydrofluorocarbons widely used in refrigerators and air conditioners "a very significant" threat to climate change Monday, and expressed a preference for drastically reducing HFCs that are promoted under the U. N.'s ozone treaty rather than phasing them out entirely.

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  • UNITED NATIONS — The Obama administration called hydrofluorocarbons widely used in refrigerators and air conditioners "a very significant" threat to climate change Monday, and expressed a prefer ...

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  • Protocol to phase down "super" greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

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  • Their target is a group of super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs.

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  • WASHINGTON - The United States, Canada and Mexico have proposed using an existing international protocol to reduce emissions of potent greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in refrigerators and air conditioners, the State Department said on Tuesday.

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