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China denies illegal use of CFC-11

China’s environmental ministry has cast aspersions over claims that the country is responsible for a recent spike in emissions of CFC-11, a banned ozone-destroying gas. A recent report in science journal Nature found that China is responsible for approximately 40–60 per cent of the recent rise in CFC-11 (trichlorofluoromethane) emissions. Researchers traced the increase to the northeastern […]