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Charles Corbett in The Daily Bruin: UCLA Prepares to Change Heating System to Comply with New Federal Regulations

HCFCs, including R-22, have high global warming potential compared with other greenhouse gases, said UCLA fellow in environmental law Charles Corbett. “For R-22 … the global warming potential is a thousand-fold more potent than carbon dioxide,” Corbett said. “So that means by controlling the emission of these refrigerants, we can reduce a significant amount of climate risk.”