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  • n  a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere
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  • Explosion of Super Greenhouse Gases Expected Over Next Decade
    WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- China and India are expected to release vast amounts of the chemical hydroflourocarbon-23 (HFC-23) into the atmosphere, causing global greenhouse gas emissions to skyrocket, according to a new report launched today by the Environmental Investigation Agency. HFC-23, a by-product in the production of a chemical (HCFC-22) primarily used in air ...
    June 24, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  • Joe Farman in International Herald Tribune
    The emissions of things like HCFC- 22 - we had thought they were sufficiently in control, that we didn't have to worry about them,said Joe Farman, the British geophysicist who discovered the ozone hole.
  • Jairam Ramesh in Wall Street Journal
    We are going to freeze the use of HCFCs at 2009 levels by 2013. We are going to mitigate the use of HCFC by 10% by 2015 as compared to 2009 levels and bring it to zero by 2030,Jairam Ramesh said, unveiling India's roadmap to phase out the...
  • Dr Gary I Wadler in Los Angeles Times
    We believe that going green isn't just ecologically sound but also economically beneficial. The Maldives is famed for its luxury resorts, whose refrigeration systems are the source of most of the country's HCFC emissions. Moving early to phase-out... Mohamed Nasheed http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamed_Nasheed&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGkMc7unaRN14XBIaeoE-0UJ6LrXw Media Newswire (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://media-newswire.com/release_1121331.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH1TPBaVEQDlH5W9nVyClchc8dhtw Jun 21, 2010 45956 62448 hcg In the legitimate world, HCG is used for infertility [by women] or for delayed puberty," Wadler said. "But for a man of his age [36] with a testosterone deficiency, there are much better drugs."

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