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Greening Up Our Act to Secure Supply: The Push for Pharma to Move Towards More Environmentally-friendly Propellants

Global warming accelerated by increased consumption of potent greenhouse gases has become a serious public concern and has triggered initiatives to further reduce the carbon footprint of all industries. Over recent decades, there has been a transition to more environmentally responsible industry practices. Lei Mao, Mark Knowles and Ron Roscher at Recipharm also stipulate that these gases have been shown to have an impact on global warming due to their high global warming potential (GWP) and long atmospheric life (AL).