There is always speculation that applications of science to environmental issues is self-serving to the scientific community. That is not the case. Scientists want to solve problems. These vapors cause problems in human health as well as effecting the ozone layers of Earth. Applying science to decrease emissions of these vapors serves two purposes. They each are exclusive to themselves, but, they meet due to the nature of the chemicals involved.
Protecting Earth's climate is about protecting people, their water resources and agricultural land. Bringing tight controls to VOCs and NMVOCs is important for the quality of life of people, their climate both on a larger scale and their indoor and outdoor air quality.
April 2, 2015