US Senate ratifies climate accord on global-warming refrigerants used in air conditioning

US Senate ratifies climate accord on global-warming refrigerants used in air conditioning

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In a major action to fight climate change, the Senate on Wednesday ratified an international agreement that requires the United States and other countries to limit the use of hydrofluorocarbons, greenhouse gases very powerful commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning which are much more powerful than carbon dioxide. The so-called Kigali …

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