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China deal will prevent 8bn tonnes of greenhouse gases

LONDON: Once again living up to its status as ‘world’s most effective environmental treaty’, the Montreal Protocol has struck a deal with China to phase-out hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) production and so prevent eight billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions. With funding of up to US$385m from the Montreal Protocol’s Multilateral Fund, China will eliminate its […]

Videoblog: ‘HFC-free cooling – from niche to mainstream’

Chilling Facts IV, the latest installment of EIA’s annual report on the progress of major supermarket retailers to move away from refrigeration systems which have an adverse affect on global warming, this year extended its scope to include mainland Europe and concluded that climate-friendly refrigeration has now gone mainstream. In this special videoblog Fionnuala Walravens, […]

Chilling Facts IV

The latest of EIA’s annual reports focusing on the use of climate-damaging refrigerants in major supermarket chains and progress to move away from harmful HFCs to climate-friendly alternatives.     Read and download Chilling Facts IV report in French here. Read and download Chilling Facts IV report in German here. Read and download Chilling Facts […]

Climate-friendly supermarket refrigeration goes mainstream!

But apparent Tesco slowdown is cause for concern in new report   LONDON: Climate-friendly technology has gone mainstream in the UK and other parts of Europe, the latest Chilling Facts report reveals. Since its launch in 2008 by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), the report has sought to encourage the retail sector to move […]

Miami vice – it’s not the humidity, it’s the heat

  A few weeks ago I wrote a blog describing how environmental laws are often poorly enforced and not accorded a high enough priority so it’s refreshing to now report on a shining example of effective enforcement – the work being done various US Government agencies in Miami to curb illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances […]

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