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Climate Week: The clock is ticking – a wake-up call the planet can’t afford to sleep through

“Climate change” just doesn’t cut it any more. It doesn’t even come close to defining the precipice on which all life on the planet is currently teetering. Back in the day, when the concept of climate change first grazed the public consciousness, it was more likely to be looked on as something that would be […]

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It’s World Ozone Day – celebrate Earth’s vital ozone layer and the treaty that saved it!

To celebrate World Ozone Day, our Climate Campaigner, Sophie Geoghegan, discusses the success of the Montreal Protocol in protecting the ozone layer by phasing out ozone-depleting substances (ODS) as well as remaining challenges including shifting to climate-friendly cooling and phasing down production of HFC

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Major climate commitment closer to adoption in 2016

Expectations are high that an HFC amendment could be finalised and adopted during the Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol in October in Kigali, Rwanda, after countries successfully reached solutions on difficult aspects, such as finance, in the first two days of the Vienna meetings