With production and consumption of HFCs rapidly increasing, benefits of eliminating ozone-depleting substances under the Montreal Protocol – estimated to be up to 135 billion tonnes of carbon-dioxide equivalent from 1990-2010 – are being reversed. A global deal to phase down HFCs offers much-needed climate protection
EIA campaigners will be taking to the streets of London for the Global Climate March on Sunday, November 29 and is calling on all supporters to get involved. The mass demonstration is one of just several events taking place simultaneously around the world, from São Paolo to Berlin
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The EU F-Gas Regulation will compel a large-scale conversion to climate-friendly refrigeration and air-conditioning technologies in Europe by 2030. In the process, it will transform the European economy with implications for producers, importers, distributors, manufacturers, operators, contractors and consumers
At the 36th OEWG, Parties have four amendment proposals to consider for negotiating a deal on a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs); HFCs are a group of potent greenhouse gases used mainly in refrigeration and air-conditioning, with climate impacts hundreds to thousands of times higher than CO2
The Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime and the WWF presented a new report at the UN Crime Congress this week in Doha. It Reviews major gaps and the obstacles in the global legal architecture that stand in the way of the global response to transnational organised environmental crime.
According to leaked documents, the European Commission’s new Vice-President Frans Timmermans plans to scrap innovative proposals to increase recycling and reduce waste as well as plans to tackle air pollution which causes tens of thousands of premature deaths