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Potent Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depleting Chemicals Called CFCs Are Back on the Rise Following an International Ban, a New Study Finds

Inside Climate News

chemical plant in Louisiana that produces a common refrigerant may be partly to blame for increased emissions of CFCs—chemicals thousands of times more potent at warming the planet than carbon dioxide.

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Progress Possible at COP 28 Despite Fossil Fuel Industry Deception

Union of Concerned Scientists

Global net anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions include carbon dioxide from fossil fuel combustion and industrial processes, net carbon dioxide from land use, land use change and forestry, methane, nitrous oxide, and fluorinated gases. of its long-term investments to sources of low-carbon energy like wind and solar.


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EPA's GreenChill Program Recognizes Environmentally Friendly Refrigerant Management In Supermarket Industry, Including Weis Markets, The Giant Company, ALDI In PA

PA Environment Daily

Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Program recognized 12 food retail companies and one manufacturer of advanced refrigeration systems for their exceptional achievements to reduce the use of ozone-depleting substances and/or climate-damaging refrigerants. For more information, visit EPA's GreenChill Program webpage.

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The definitive CO2/CH4 comparison post

Real Climate

but it inevitably brings forth a mish-mash of half-remembered, inappropriate or out-of-date comparisons between the impacts of carbon dioxide and methane. Thus despite the smaller concentrations and changes in methane compared to carbon dioxide, the impacts are comparable. Stocks and flows. References. Etminan, G.

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The Origins of Climate Awareness in the Legal Academy

Legal Planet

But it’s not totally clear what he meant, because “climate change” was used at the time to refer to a range of issues including acid rain, damage to the ozone layer, local weather control efforts, and desertification. In one sentence of a 1975 article, John Barton referred to “climate change” as a potentially severe long-term problem.

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Glossary of Greenhouse Gas Terms

Greenbuilding Law

volume mixing ratio), together with a number of trace gases, such as argon (0.93% volume mixing ratio), helium, radiatively active greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (0.035% volume mixing ratio), and ozone. Fluorinated gases are sometimes used as substitutes for stratospheric ozone-depleting substances (e.g.,

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EPA's GreenChill Smart Supermarket Refrigeration Partnership Celebrates 15 Years; Recognizes 4 Supermarket Companies Serving PA

PA Environment Daily

Over the past 15 years, Partners have avoided emissions of over 500 metric tons of ozone-depleting substances and roughly 100 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. The supermarket companies serving Pennsylvania recognized by EPA include-- -- Weis Markets - Most Improved Emissions Rate.

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