Climate Cast: World leaders agree to limit planet-warming hydrofluorocarbons

Loddy Loftus cut up an old air conditioner.
Air conditions contain atmosphere-warming hydrofluorocarbons. Loddy Loftus, 61, of Minneapolis cut up an old air conditioner before heading to Metro Metals Recycling in St. Paul on August 25, 2015.
Matt Sepic | MPR News

World leaders met in Rwanda to discuss a plan to reduce hydrofluorocarbons in the atmosphere, which could stop the atmosphere from warming nearly a whole degree by the end of the century.

Former Clinton White House climate official Paul Bledsoe talked about why this new deal is significant.

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