Consider the following statements:
- Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are heat-trapping but not ozone-depleting.
- Hydrofluorocarbons are also called "super greenhouse gases".
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
CFCs and other fluorocarbons are "super greenhouse gases," trapping thousands of times more heat than CO2 on a pound for pound basis.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module