Tag: hfcs

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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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

Supermarket refrigeration is making a worrying contribution to climate change. The main cooling gases used by supermarkets – hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are many thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide in terms of their global warming impact. Our conclusion? It’s time for the supermarkets to take action

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Environmental Crime

A report showing the scale and impacts of environmental crime and calling for strong political will to tackle it as a matter of urgency. Environmental crimes broadly include: illegal trade in wildlife, smuggling of ozone- depleting substances, illicit trade in hazardous waste, illegal fishing and illegal logging