Proposed new rules unveiled yesterday (5 April) by the European Commission to restrict climate-damaging fluorinated gases (F-gases) fall short of what is needed and could result in another lost decade in the increasingly urgent fight against climate change
The Montreal Protocol was created in 1987 to regulate the chemicals responsible for ozone depletion. Widely hailed as the world’s most successful international environmental treaty, it has phased out 99 per cent of all Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), setting the ozone layer on the path to recovery.
World Ozone Day: For more than 35 years, the Montreal Protocol has played a crucial role in improving how we keep ourselves, our food and our vaccines cool – but there is still more to be done to put the cooling sector on a sustainable pathway
In the starkest warning yet, a new UN report today makes clear that the chaotic impacts of climate change are already here, the damage is accelerating and there’s no turning back
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