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Lurch
How is air conditioning bad for the environment? View All
My A/C in my car is leaking. I was curious how A/C is bad for the environment. I've also heard that some types of refrigerant are more harmful than others. Which refrigerants are the worst for the environment, and can I switch from one type to another with my car?

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Mike Wifado
The chemical called "DuPont's Freon (TM)" that is used in air-conditioners and refrigerators
contains chloro-fluoro-carbons (CFC's), which are suspected of causing damage to the ozone layer.


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