Greens are celebrating that the US EPA has raised the quantity of cheap highly flammable climate friendly refrigerants which can be used in home appliances.
Trump’s EPA Backs a Climate Change Tweak Environmentalists Like
By Eric Roston
29 November 2017, 04:14 GMT+10
The Trump administration took a small step toward addressing climate change last week — it just didn’t put it quite in those words.
Without fanfare — or even a public announcement — the Environmental Protection Agencyissued an arcane rule that allows refrigerator and air-conditioner manufacturers to increase the amount of three cooling chemicals they can use safely. In a twist, the change was welcomed by manufacturers that want to adapt and use chemicals that would cause less global warming.
Home refrigerator makers in…
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