Climate Reports

Closing the Emissions Gap: Time to phase out HFCs

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) represent about one per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, it is expected to soar in coming decades. This report argues that the time for action on HFCs has arrived; failure to do so will result in an additional year of inertia and circular debates

The Montreal Protocol in 2012

As we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol and its history of unparalleled success, we owe it to ourselves to reflect not just on our achievements, but also on the challenges ahead, which we are currently failing to address

Chilling Facts IV

The latest of our 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. Chilling Facts IV finds 344 stores have now made the transition, with thousands of engineers trained to service them

Ending the Reign of Fluorocarbons, Answering the Call on Climate

The time for action on HFCs has arrived. The Montreal Protocol is the only international body with the experience and expertise to initiate and effectively achieve a timely “HFC phase-down”. It is time to translate support for an HFC phase-out into concrete action that has become the hallmark of the Montreal Protocol