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Solving Climate Change: Towards a global deal on HFCs in 2015

The international community heads towards a landmark climate change agreement in Paris, also it's the year Parties to the Montreal Protocol launch formal negotiations on one of the largest, fastest and most cost-effective global mitigation measures to address climate change - the phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

Full Steam Ahead: Charting the Path to a Future without HFCs

A briefing prepared for the 26th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Paris November 2014. Parties to the Montreal Protocol stand poised to begin negotiations on the most immediate, cost-effective and tangible global measure to address climate change ever contemplated, the phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons

New Trends in ODS Smuggling

Far from going away, the threat of black market ODS looms greater than ever and this briefing brings together analysis of trade and emissions data, recent reported seizures and a look at the global refrigerant and feedstock market to highlight some key areas of concern, needing to be addressed by the Montreal Protocol

Action on HFCs – The Time is Now

A briefing prepared for the Bonn Climate Change Conference, from 20-25 October 2014. The Montreal Protocol has resulted in a 98 per cent drop in the production and consumption of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 1987, an immense achievement now overshadowed by looming climate threats of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

A Call to Action on HFCs

A briefing to the 19th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting from 11-22 November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, arguing that swift, effective and large reductions in greenhouse gases must start now