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Find a Climate-Friendly Supermarket Near You: A Global Tool

Find a Climate-Friendly Supermarket Near You: A Global Tool This Earth Day, as we grapple with a global pandemic, marks a watershed moment that underscores the need for action commensurate with what science tells us is required to mitigate the global climate crisis. While climate advocates may not be able to take to the streets […]

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EIA Comments on ASHRAE-15 Standards Proposal

Developing modernized safety standards and building codes is vital to enabling widespread use of climate-friendly refrigerants. It is also therefore key to successful implementation of a global of HFC phase-down under the Kigali Amendment. EIA submitted comments on a proposed revision to a major U.S. safety standard, ASHRAE-15, calling for important revisions to further enable […]

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Update on North American Safety Standards for Climate-Friendly Refrigerants

Update on North American Safety Standards for Climate-Friendly Refrigerants: Comment Opportunity by April 5th This month a new standards proposal under ASHRAE-15, represents some progress for uptake of climate-friendly hydrocarbon refrigerants to replace super pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The proposal allows hydrocarbons to be used in corridors and lobbies of commercial buildings like hotels. It allows […]

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EIA Response to New Nature Paper on Urgent Need to Recover and Destroy CFC Banks

EIA Response to New Nature Paper on Urgent Need to Recover and Destroy CFC Banks Washington D.C. – A new paper published in Nature today warns that emissions from ‘banks’ of ozone-destroying CFCs, could potentially delay the Antarctic ozone hole recovery by about six years. The new paper, Quantifying contributions of chlorofluorocarbon banks to emissions […]

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EPA Rescinds Requirements on Super-Pollutant HFCs, Reversing Basic Safeguards on Leaks

Washington DC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a final rulemaking to rescind requirements to limit leaks of super-pollutant hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants from large cooling systems like supermarkets and commercial air conditioning systems. 1 Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) issues the following response: “In a time of acute need for action to tackle the climate […]

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California’s New Plan to Reduce HFCs in Supermarkets

California’s New Plan to Reduce HFCs in Supermarkets Part one in a series on policy trends on eliminating HFCs, emerging from California. It’s not an exaggeration to say that California will reshape the U.S. cooling sector in the next decade. New regulations and incentives to reduce potent climate warming refrigerants – hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – will […]