trifluoromethane


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trifluoromethane

[trī¦flu̇r·ō¦klȯr·ō′meth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
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A PLASCON[TM] plant in Mexico is quite a little earner because developed countries pay carbon credits for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions--such as destroying trifluoromethane, which has a global warming potential 11 700 times that of C[O.
On 21 January, the Climate Change Committee decided, on the basis of a proposal for a decision presented by the European Commission, on 25 November 2010, to strengthen the rules applicable to CDM appropriations following investments in projects that aim to reduce two industrial gases - trifluoromethane - HFC-230, which results from the production of chlorodifluoromethane (HFC-22) and nitrous oxide (N20), a by-product of fluoroform (HFC-23).
The NGO BeyondHFCs welcomes the adoption, on 21 January, of a decision that bans the use of pollution allowances obtained in exchange for investments in projects to destroy trifluoromethane (HFC-23) and nitrous oxide (N2O - see Europolitics 4126).
Based on a draft decision presented by the Commission in November 2009 - the aim of which is to strengthen rules on allowances obtained under the Clean Development Mechanism or CDM (4091) - the EU will exclude from its Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) allowances acquired through investments in projects aimed at destroying two industrial gases, trifluoromethane (HFC-23), a by-product of production of chlorodifluoromethane (HFC-22) and nitrous oxide (N2O) emitted from the production of adipic acid HFC-23, a very harmful greenhouse gas.
14) showed that stannous (II) trifluoromethane sulfonate and scandium (III) trifluoromethane sulfonate can also be effectively used as catalysts to synthesize narrow dispersed poly ([epsilon]-caprolactone).