Tag: climate

EIA report into HFC's
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Risk Assessment of Illegal Trade in HCFCs

Illegal trade in ozone depleting substances (ODS) arose as an unintended consequence of the phase-out of these materials and as illegal trade in ODS soared in the mid-1990s the Montreal Protocol, somewhat belatedly, responded through the creation of national import/export licensing systems.

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Chilling Facts III

Supermarkets in the UK are making significant strides to counter their impact on global warming but Asda has apparently turned its back on green commitments. The latest survey in our Chilling Facts series finds that 239 stores in the UK are now using climate-friendly refrigeration, up from just 14 two years ago

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Maximizing Climate Benefits from Ozone Protection

A report examining three options to be considered by a Montreal Protocol meeting, each of which would produce greater emission reductions than those resulting from the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol or any near-term options being considered in the climate talks

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Chilling Facts II

The Co-operative Group’s green and ethical credentials are called into question in this new survey. We found the Co-operative Group used the ozone-destroying refrigerant HCFC in 50 per cent of its depots and has recently refitted stores with HFC-based refrigeration instead of more environmentally friendly alternatives