Refrigeration is a significant and growing source of greenhouse gases yet the switch to natural refrigerants is one of the most cost-effective solutions to climate change mitigation. However, despite the ongoing climate crisis and struggle to speed up the shift to natural alternatives, the climate-harming nature of refrigerants such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is not a […]
World leaders have failed to deliver on the high hopes of activists seeking an historical turning point for climate action. They gathered in New York yesterday for the UN Climate Summit, just days after more than four million people joined the Climate Strike around the world to demand urgent action on the climate emergency. Here […]
A key initiative in Europe’s strategy to fight climate change is being undermined by an escalating trade in climate-harming refrigerant gases. These alarming findings are featured in our new report Doors Wide Open: Europe’s flourishing illegal trade in hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), released today.
Together with Greenpeace, we relaunch our updated Cool Technologies database. Cool Technologies is an easy-to-use, routinely updated, searchable database of sustainable cooling and refrigeration systems from around the world created to help users, manufacturers and policy-makers move away from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)