hydrofluorocarbon hydrofluorocarbon

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fluorocarbon emitted as a by-product of industrial manufacturing

Usage(s):

  • Hell must be freezing over: the enviro group Greenpeace praised McD's, usually a top target, for opening the world's first hydrofluorocarbon-free restaurant, in Denmark.

News

  1. American supermarkets failing to curb harmful CO2 emissions, study says

    America's 12 largest supermarkets and retailers are failing to curb their hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions, adding large amounts of greenhouse gas to the environment, a new report published Thursday finds.
    on October 19, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

  2. Supermarkets failing to curb harmful emissions, study finds

    America's 12 largest supermarkets and retailers are failing to curb their hydrofluorocarbon emissions, adding large amounts of greenhouse gases to the environment, according to a new report. Click to Continue »
    on October 19, 2013     Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

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