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.

We remind countries that they have the opportunity and the obligation to prove they are serious about reining in climate change.

One quick and relatively straightforward initiative is to support action under the Montreal Protocol to phase down the fastest growing source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, the family of chemicals known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).