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G8 Recognizes Need to Act on Super Greenhouse Gases, Considers More Aggressive Stance on CO2

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July 2009 – As the Group of Eight began discussions on targets for reducing climate emissions, talk was circulating of a possible commitment to limit warming to 2?C. If the G8 comes to this conclusion, it will be a significant step forward for climate mitigation. Other non-CO2 emissions include black carbon aerosols, methane, and tropospheric ozone. These HFCs have global warming potentials of up to 14,800 times greater than CO2.” Washington, D.C.,

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