About: hydrofluorocarbon

Car coolant rejected by Daimler is safe: EU scientists

EU scientists have found that the new car coolant at the centre of a dispute that has pitched regulators against Germany and its luxury carmaker Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks, the European Commission said on Friday.

Sectoral f-gas approach needed to strengthen green growth

An ambitious f-gas regulation offers an excellent opportunity to incentivise green growth, argues Maxime Bureau.

Keeping cool with refrigerants: The F-gas review

Fluorinated gases power the world's refrigerants and air conditioning systems, and make up around 2% of global greenhouse gas emissions. But if business continues as usual, by 2050 they could be responsible for between 9%-19% of global emissions, prompting EU policymakers to take action to contain leakage or even ban their use.