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Front cover of our report entitled Tip of the Iceberg: Implications of Illegal CFC Production and Use
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Tip of the Iceberg: Implications of Illegal CFC Production and Use

Update on China’s illegal CFC-11 emissions crisis, includes independent laboratory tests of polyurethane foam samples, provided by Chinese enterprises investigated by EIA, confirming the presence of CFC-11 as a blowing agent. CFC-11 is a potent ozone depleting substance that has been banned for almost a decade

Front cover of our Briefing Document for the 38th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
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Update on the Illegal Trade in Ozone-Depleting Substances

Without the ozone layer, most of Earth’s organisms could not have evolved, let alone be sustained. This briefing provides an overview of the smuggling of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and actions to combat illegal ODS trade that can be taken by Parties to the Montreal Protocol

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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