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Meeting an historic chance to tackle climate change

The 25th Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol opened in Bangkok, Thailand today (October 21, 2013), offering an historic opportunity to tackle climate change and prevent the release into the atmosphere of more than 100 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent (CO2e) by the middle of the century through a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

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Action alert: Help us urge EU to win one for the climate!

As the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee votes on possible changes to the EU’s F-Gas Regulation, we urge action to ensure hydrofluorocarbons – widely used in refrigeration and air conditioning – are banned in new equipment and products by 2020 despite chemical industry lobbying to maintain the status quo

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EIA makes case to phase out F-gases at European workshop

Senior Campaigner Clare Perry was an invited panellist at EurActiv Stakeholder Workshop F-gases: What role in climate change? She joined about 30 representatives and took the opportunity to press EIA’s case for the phase-out of F-gases as part of the ongoing review of the EU’s F-gas Regulation