EPA Finalizes Two Rules to Reduce Use and Emissions of Potent Greenhouse Gases

09/26/2016 WASHINGTON- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized two rules that will reduce the projected growth and emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a class of chemicals commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning that are potent greenhouse gases and can...

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Global climate accord agreed by 60 nations

In hurry-up mode while Obama is president, 60 nations have agreed to global climate accord The historic global climate accord reached last December in Paris is moving rapidly toward enactment, with 60 countries — representing 48% of all greenhouse gas emissions — having formally appro...

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