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Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming

Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming

bbc.co.uk - By Matt McGrath

It's the most powerful greenhouse gas known to humanity, and emissions have risen rapidly in recent years, the BBC has learned. Sulphur hexafluoride, or SF6, is widely used in the electrical industry to prevent short circuits and accidents. But leaks of the little-known gas in the UK and the rest of …

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