Geez they added HFC's to the Montreal Protocol on October 15th 2016. Like barely more than a month ago.
If Ben knew anything about publishing he'd know that this book was likely penned at least a year ago.
It's ironic, but it's hardly worth the scolding.
If I was going to piss and moan about every dumb thing said about biology in books I'd be dehydrated and hoarse.