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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)

Chilling Facts VI

In this report, we reveal that the take-up of climate-friendly refrigeration by supermarket chains is spreading faster and more widely than ever. We are concerned that major retailers are missing an easy climate win and the chance to significantly lower their energy bills, by not fitting doors on refrigeration units

Putting the Freeze on HFCs

Global digest of available climate-friendly refrigeration and air-conditioning technologies, presenting case studies from around the world of commercially available and proven technologies free from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) for domestic, commercial, industrial and transport refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment