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A Potent Greenhouse Gas Used to Make Solar Panels Is on the Rise

Nitrogen trifluoride emissions in the United States, while very low compared to carbon dioxide, could be an easy target in the fight against climate change.

February 27, 2017
2:25 PM EST
Carbon dioxide accounted fro the overwhelming amount of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2015, measured in million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. | Image via U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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