Anaesthesia Gases Equal the Emissions of 1 Million Cars

December 3, 2010 by  
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It turns out the airline industry may not be the largest contributor to global warming after all. According to a joint study from the University of Copenhagen and NASA (along with anaesthesiologists from the University of Michigan Medical School ), the anaesthetic gases used by doctors and dentists during medical procedures have a heavy environmental impact. The study states that one kilo of anaesthetic gas, which is currently on its way to being banned in the EU, can impact the environment the same way as 1,620 kilos of CO2

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Anaesthesia Gases Equal the Emissions of 1 Million Cars

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