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Benefits of Addressing HFCs under the Montreal Protocol

A phasedown of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol is the best way to reduce the rapidly growing climate effect of these gases. This paper presents an analysis of potential benefits from globally reducing consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and reducing byproduct emissions of HFC-23 in accordance with the North American proposed amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer as submitted by the United States, Canada, and Mexico using the same methodology as previous amendment analyses from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA).

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