Illegal ozone-depleting CFC gases traced back to China – study

by Marlowe Hood Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday. Since 2013, annual emissions from northeastern China of the banned chemical CFC-11 have increased by about 7,000 tonnes, they reported in the peer-reviewed journal Nature. “CFCs are the main culprit in depletion […]