New long-lived greenhouse gas discovered: Highest global-warming impact of any compound to date

December 9, 2013

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Scientists have discovered a novel chemical lurking in the atmosphere that appears to be a long-lived greenhouse gas. The chemical — perfluorotributylamine — is the most radiatively efficient chemical found to date, breaking all other chemical records for its potential to impact climate.

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