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Ozone meeting shows a trend in the right direction

I spent last week in Canada attending one of the regular meetings of the Montreal Protocol’s Multilateral Fund (MLF), the body established to help developing countries meet their commitments under the global ozone treaty. The Montreal Protocol celebrates its 25th anniversary this September and the MLF’s Executive Committee meets two to three times a year, […]

EIA welcomes European Union moves to phase out super greenhouse gases

LONDON: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today welcomes moves by the European Union to reduce and phase out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. In twin developments yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution calling for a rapid reduction in the use of HFCs in Europe, […]

Public and private sectors in partnership to face new challenges with trade in ozone-depleting chemicals

Twenty-one international delegates and 14 local experts met at the recently concluded Summit with the Private Sector on Trade in Ozone Depleting Substances (Ulaanbaatar 2.0) organised by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Asia is the largest producer and consumer of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS). Over the […]

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