By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.S. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 15:02 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 15:02 BST, 3 May 2021
The Biden administration is proposing a rule Monday that would bring down productions of a powerful greenhouse gas used in refrigerants – with the aim of shaving nearly a degree from a projected rise in climate temperatures.
The EPA is set to announce the rule, which would gradually bring down production of hydrofluorocarbons.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
HFC gasses are are used in air conditioning units in homes and businesses, as well as refrigeration. They are also used in mobile refrigeration. They were brought into widespread use after the government cracked down on chlorofluorocarbons, which had their own harmful environmental impacts including ozone depletion.
The EPA is set to announce a rule to gradually bring down production of hydrofluorocarbons, a greenhouse gas thought to have an significant impact on global warming
The move has industry backing – but foreshadows a raft of environmental regulations under consideration meant to bring down carbon emissions in an effort to