Proposed new rules unveiled yesterday (5 April) by the European Commission to restrict climate-damaging fluorinated gases (F-gases) fall short of what is needed and could result in another lost decade in the increasingly urgent fight against climate change
The Montreal Protocol was created in 1987 to regulate the chemicals responsible for ozone depletion. Widely hailed as the world’s most successful international environmental treaty, it has phased out 99 per cent of all Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), setting the ozone layer on the path to recovery.
Methane is going to be CoP26’s main talking point and for a very good reason – methane emissions are responsible for 25 per cent of the warming experienced today
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