LONDON: A coalition of European campaigners has issued an urgent plea to their governments to support ambitious measures to reduce the emission of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – super greenhouse gases used in cooling equipment. In a letter to EU Ministers, a group of 11 organisations, including the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), the European Environmental Bureau […]
The second week of the 19th Conference of the Parties (CoP19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) begins today. The CoP is an annual conference which brings together policy makers, scientists, NGOs, academics and, increasingly, business representatives to craft the rules governing the international climate regime. It covers a staggering array […]
Catalysing Pre-2020 Mitigation Action: Phasing Down HFCs & Reducing Methane Emissions Wednesday November 13, 2013 11.30 – 13.00 CET Room: Torun In the midst of international stagnation and uncertainty, significant and near-term strides can still be made towards cutting harmful pollution and closing the gigatonne gap. The key is through actionable solutions on […]
19th SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE UNFCCC November 11-22, 2013 A CALL TO ACTION ON HFCs Today (Monday, November 11, 2013) negotiators from more than 190 countries are in Warsaw, Poland for the 19th Conference of the Parties (C0P19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), aware of […]
An EIA briefing to the 19th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting from November 11-22, 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, arguing that swift, effective and large reductions in greenhouse gases must start now. .
Montreal Protocol makes progress on HFCs despite India’s failure to honour G20 promise BANGKOK: The 25th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol drew to a close in Bangkok today following a week of heated negotiations. Progress towards addressing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) was made and the majority of Parties demonstrated a willingness to move […]