EC: HFCs raise greenhouse gases

July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to the EU environment commissioner, increased emissions of hydrofluorocarbons from refrigeration and air-conditioning, were one of the factors that caused greenhouse gas emissions from the EU-15 to rise by 0.3% between 2003 and 2004. Despite this, emissions from the EU-15 were still 0.9% lower than the base year of 1990, and this came even though the region recorded economic growth of 32% over the same period. INSET: NEW CLIMATE ACT.


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