Tag: hfcs

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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

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Facing the F-Gas Challenge: The Need for a Global Phase-Out of HFCs

A report highlighting the importance of controlling the impact of man-made fluorinated gases on the climate. We argue there is an enormous opportunity here – but also a risk that substitute technologies will focus on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) which, could have an equally negative impact on climate change

Front cover of our report entitled Turning Up the Heat: Linkages between ozone layer depletion and climate change: The urgent case of HCFCs and HFCs
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Turning Up the Heat

A report on the linkages between ozone layer depletion and climate change, and the urgent need to address HCFCs and HFCs These two issues have generally been treated as separate problems with separate solutions, resulting in outdated and uncoordinated policy responses