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Climate Connections (See next page for list)

As the stability of the world’s climate is increasingly at risk and governments grapple with the monumental task of cutting emissions, there is a group of little known but powerful greenhouse gases that, left unchecked, could ultimately undermine the best efforts to tackle the climate crisis. Fluorocarbons, or F-gases, are the quintessential greenhouse gases, since chemical engineers designed them to trap heat and to be stable and durable.