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Bipartisan Bill Aims to Phase Down HFCs in the United States

On January 7, 2020 H.R. 5544 – American Innovation and Manufacturing Leadership Act (AIM Act) was introduced to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by four representatives – two Republicans and two Democrats – receiving bipartisan support in congress. The AIM Act, which parallels Senate Bill S.2754, will phase-down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in accordance with […]

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Press Release

EIA Response to New Study Estimating Impact of Illegal CFC-11 on Ozone Hole Recovery

Download the Press Release Washington DC – A new paper published in Nature on Thursday December 19, 2019 looks at the potential delay to the ozone hole recovery caused by unexpected CFC-11 emissions. After scientists reported major unexplained increase in the emissions of banned CFC-11 gas in the atmosphere last year, investigators from the Environmental […]

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Montreal Protocol Countries Make Key Decisions in Rome

This article originally appeared in the November-December 2019 issue of Accelerate Magazine. At MOP 31, 171 nations grappled with improving enforcement, monitoring banned gases, financing the MLF, ensuring a sustainable cold chain, and more. In his message to the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP 31), held from November 4 to 8, […]

Raw Intelligence: GOCA
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Montreal Protocol Countries Make Key Decisions in Rome

This article originally appeared in the November-December 2019 issue of Accelerate Magazine. At MOP 31, 171 nations grappled with improving enforcement, monitoring banned gases, financing the MLF, ensuring a sustainable cold chain, and more. In his message to the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP 31), held from November 4 to […]

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Search, Reuse and Destroy: Initiating Global Discussion to Act on a 100 Billion Ton Climate Problem

This report outlines the immediate need to act upon a 100 billion ton climate opportunity. Current climate pledges and action are insufficient, by a wide margin, to address the worsening climate crisis and meet the global target of containing warming below 1.5 °C. “Banks” of fluorinated greenhouse gases, which consist of ozone depleting substances (ODS) […]