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NF3: 'The Greenhouse Gas Missing from Kyoto' (Update, adds company comments)

5:32 AM MDT | July 9, 2008 |

Alex Scott

Michael, J. Prather, professor of the Earth System Science Department at the University of California (Irvine, CA) and Juno Hsu, a research colleague from the same university department, have published a report highlighting how nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), a chemical increasingly used in the manufacture of electronic products including flat screen TVs, must be controlled because it is a highly potent greenhouse gas. The report was published in the June 26 edition of the scientific journal Geophysical Research Letters. NF3 is manufactured by a number of...

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