The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has released a new Resolution on Refrigeration that demonstrates commitment of 400 companies to swiftly phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). This is a very positive announcment and gives Montreal Protocol negotiators confidence that the global business community supports HFC phase down.
Today is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, not the most showy or emotive global observance but arguably one of the most important as it commemorates the 1987 signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
The stakes are high as the Montreal Protocol prepares for a series of meetings to agree a global phase-down of climate-harming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the first major test of the Paris Climate Agreement and the global commitment “to pursue efforts to limit the [average global] temperature increase to 1.5° Celsius”
The Autumn 2016 issue of our bi-annual newsletter Investigator, featuring an overview of key campaign activities during the past six months. This issue features: Conservation congress vote shows the way towards closing all ivory markets and lots more