The EPA Just Banned the Chemicals That Helped Save the Ozone Layer
Hydrofuorocarbons replaced the chemicals that were depleting the ozone layer, but they are a potent greenhouse gas, up to 10,000 times stronger than carbon dioxide.
There's a Dangerous Downside to the Chemicals That Helped Save the Ozone Layer
Ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons were banned in 1989 but the chemicals that replaced them in refrigerators and air conditioners are contributing to global warming.
Can a 25-Year-Old Treaty Save the Planet from Air Conditioning Itself to Death?
Remember that one time twenty-five years ago when the world banded together to save itself from solar radiation? Let's try to do that again.