Tag: greenhouse-gases

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We’re in a global climate emergency, so why are we putting out more emissions than ever?

Despite growing awareness of the climate emergency and mass demonstrations around the world demanding urgent action, two new reports reveal we’re collectively pumping out more dangerous gas emissions than ever. The reports from the United Nations Environmental Programme and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) show that action on the streets has yet to translate into […]

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Spreading the word of natural refrigerants in the struggle to tackle the climate crisis

Refrigeration is a significant and growing source of greenhouse gases yet the switch to natural refrigerants is one of the most cost-effective solutions to climate change mitigation. However, despite the ongoing climate crisis and struggle to speed up the shift to natural alternatives, the climate-harming nature of refrigerants such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is not a […]

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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