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  • Sep 23, 2016

100 countries push to phase out potentially disastrous greenhouse gas

J Sibanda 

A loose coalition of more than 100 countries, including the US and European nations, is pushing for an early phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a powerful greenhouse gas that if left unchecked is set to add a potentially disastrous 0.5C to global temperatures by the end of the century.