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Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas - Mon 9 Jul 18

An environmental pressure group claimed Monday that Chinese factories are illegally using ozone-depleting CFCs, which have recently seen a spike in emissions that has baffled scientists.

Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas, SpaceDaily - Tue 10 Jul 18

Ozone hole mystery: China insulating chemical said to be source of rise

BBC News - Mon 9 Jul 18

A banned chemical used to make household insulation is implicated in damage to the ozone layer.

Sources of banned CFCs found through their advertising

Arstechnica - Mon 9 Jul 18

Foam insulation manufacturers were shockingly open about CFC-11 use.

Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

Daily Mail - Mon 9 Jul 18

The claims come from The Environmental Investigation Agency, based in London, who were told that the majority of Chinese companies manufacturing foam continue to use CFC-11.

Chinese foam industry responsible for rise in CFC-11 emissions

UPI - Tue 10 Jul 18

An investigation by the Environmental Investigation Agency found the Chinese foam industry is responsible for a sudden rise in CFC-11, an ozone-eating chemical.

Chinese Building Insulation Manufacturers Blamed for Massive “Super Global Warming” CFC Release

Watts Up With That? - Mon 9 Jul 18

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Investigators have accused “Climate leader” China of venting vast quantities of CFCs in the production of foam building insulation. Ozone hole damage ...