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Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming

Sulphur hexafluoride emissions have risen rapidly in recent years.

Sulphur hexafluoride, the most powerful greenhouse gas known to humanity, is widely used in the electrical industry to prevent short circuits and accidents. Also: The missing people crisis in Nigeria after the decade-long insurgency of the Islamist group Boko Haram; and the rapper in Idlib creating art amid the chaos.

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