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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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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