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Synonyms for hydrofluorocarbon

a fluorocarbon emitted as a by-product of industrial manufacturing

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Once without taxes, SSBs have been slapped a tax rate of P6 per liter while drinks with HFCS are taxed P12 per liter.
There has been a row between sugar planters and soft drink companies over the regulation of the entry of HFCS.
To succeed in phasing down HFCs, Canada recently published regulations to reduce its HFC consumption by 85 percent, by 2036.
As for the new HFCs operating in the affordable segment, the share of home loans at 83 percent as on March 31 is significantly higher than all HFCs.
According to the Associated Press, it caps and reduces the use of HFCs in a gradual process beginning in 2019 for developed countries like the United States, the world's second-worst polluter.
Read about the historic deal to reduce HFC gases from BBC News.
Although HFCs cause a greenhouse effect that's thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide's, their average atmospheric lifetime is roughly 15 years - unlike carbon dioxide, which can persist in the atmosphere for centuries.
They studied the metabolic and health effects of chronically consuming HFCS, sugar and honey in people with impaired glucose tolerance (pre-diabetes) and in people with normal glucose tolerance.
In contrast, in vessels taken from rats with HFCS + CAPE group, endothelial eNOS immunoreaction was higher, moderate (+2) (Figure 5).
Although this study didn't test ordinary table sugar, it has roughly the same amounts of fructose and glucose as HFCS.
We are not seeing the same knee jerk refusal to discuss HFCs that has held talks up in the past" she said.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, at a meeting on Montreal Protocol ( on substances that deplete the ozone layer), has asked for actual figures and not estimates on the production of HFCs, like the one released on Chrofluoro carbons ( CFCs) released about a decade back.
HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) replaced many refrigerants, with new generation HFOs (hydrofluoroolefins) now being introduced to reduce refrigerant emission climate impact.
HFCs were limited in the now-defunct 1997 Kyoto Protocol, but there is currently no agreement restricting their use.
The regulation plans for a 79% gradual reduction of HFCs in the market so that in 2030 the volume of HFCs in the market does not go over 21% in relation to the current levels.