A report has been published on the possibility of the 'Hothouse Earth' scenario, in which man-made climate change may result in irreversible tipping points and catastrophic environmental change. Collective action is required to prevent this including hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) management under the Kigali amendment.
EIA was among 60 recipients recognised in the Ozone Awards 2017 by Parties to the Montreal Protocol for extraordinary commitment and outstanding contributions to fighting climate change. The ceremony in Canada was organised by the Ozone Secretariat and the Government of Canada to mark the Protocol’s 30th anniversary
The first post-Paris climate conference promised to make headway on devising a means to implement the Paris Agreement. Hopes were high for these talks to make progress but just into the first week both delegates and observers were sideswiped by arch-climate sceptic Donald Trump winning the US presidency.