LONDON: Keeping cool in a warming world just became a little easier, thanks to the Cool Technologies sustainable cooling database. As temperatures rise, refrigeration and air-conditioning systems are vital to help keep people cool and products chilled or frozen. Yet it is ironic that refrigerant gases and the energy used in current cooling equipment are […]
With the 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer opening in Quito, Ecuador, on Monday, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is releasing a new update on China’s illegal CFC-11 emissions crisis.
In the wake of shocking evidence showing significant and unexplained emissions of the ozone-destroying chemical CFC-11, the new report Blowing It by the Environmental Investigation Agency reveals compelling evidence that illegal production and use of CFC-11 in the polyurethane foam sector in China is the cause
Progress towards addressing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) was made and the majority of Parties demonstrated a willingness to move towards a global agreement. This was despite India, the world’s 10th largest economy, blocking detailed discussions of the proposals