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Illegal CFC trade and energy efficiency top the bill at Montreal Protocol meeting

Our Climate team is at the 40th Open Ended Working Group to the Montreal Protocol in Vienna, Austria, to press for action on illegal CFCs in China, climate-friendly energy efficiency and other issues – the ongoing, widespread use of CFC-11 in China is a major compliance issue and an environmental crime on a grand scale

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Alarming rise in ozone-destroying chemical points to likelihood of illegal production

Emissions of one of the chemicals directly responsible for the massive hole in the Earth’s ozone layer are on the rise, according to a new analysis of atmospheric data collected by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration which shows chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) emissions increased by an estimated 25 per cent

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Cool Technologies: Working without HFCs

Together with Greenpeace, we relaunch our updated Cool Technologies database. Cool Technologies is an easy-to-use, routinely updated, searchable database of sustainable cooling and refrigeration systems from around the world created to help users, manufacturers and policy-makers move away from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)