MEPs request stricter rules on greenhouse-gas emissions

EU’s climate policy ‘should also focus on reducing CFCs and HFCs’

The European Parliament approved a resolution on 14 September, stating: “The EU should speed up efforts to reduce emissions of fluorinated gases.”

Instead of the traditional focus on carbon dioxide, MEPs believe that the EU's climate policy should focus on reducing the emissions of other greenhouse gases such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), which are often found in refrigerators and some air-conditioning units and reduci...

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