Category: HFCs

India Rejects US/EU Plan to Reduce HFCs Under Montreal Due to Lack of ‘Clarity’

The annual international conference on climate change came to a close on Friday, November 22, 2013 in Warsaw.  Despite promises to consider phasing down HFCs under the Montreal Protocol in October, India rejected the US/EU proposal to do just that. 

The Dirty Dozen: The Failure of Supermarkets to do Their Part

As Thanksgiving approaches, we are all reminded to be thankful for what we have.  Supermarkets should use this time to take a look at their commitments and take steps to improve their past (in)actions.  Nearly three years ago on Thanksgiving

A spirited Indian debate on joining action on HFC’s under the Montreal Protocol

News of an apparent backsliding on an Indian commitment to join a US and Chinese initiative to curb HFC emissions under the Montreal Protocol (which was originally designed to combat ozone depletion) comes in the middle of a robust debate

Will India be next to join the HFC movement?

These are exciting times for global efforts to reduce hydrofluorocarbon(HFC) emissions; greenhouse gases that are widely used in refrigerators, air conditioners and other industrial applications. Compared to two years ago when China and India’s semantic ping pong  dulled any prospects

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