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Montreal Protocol Seeks Progress on Standards for HFC-free Technologies

by Christina Starr and Avipsa Mahapatra, EIA Global Climate Campaign Parties to the Montreal Protocol met last month in Vienna to negotiate a global phase down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-greenhouse gases that are thousands of times more potent than carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In a speech in Vienna, John Kerry called the HFC agreement, […]

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Keeping Campus Cool – Cornell’s Lake Source Cooling as a Climate-Friendly Model for Universities

Guest blog by EIA Summer Climate Intern Chandler Sachs, Cornell University As countries negotiate a global phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol, institutions and companies are increasingly looking for climate-friendly cooling to aid global efforts to stay under the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C goal. Developing a long-term solution to its cooling needs, Cornell University […]

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Target Hits a Bullseye for Climate-Friendly Refrigeration in the U.S.

By Christina Starr, Climate Policy Analyst American consumers looking to make sustainable choices with their grocery shopping dollars may want to consider a new commitment by Target to climate-friendly refrigeration using propane. The past several years have marked the beginning of a tidal wave of change for grocery retailers around the world seeking to replace […]

Illegal logging in the Russian Far East is of particular concern because the forests are home to the last 450 wild Siberian tigers. The Lumber Liquidators case was investigated jointly by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Homeland Security Investigations and prosecuted by the Department of Justice under the name “Operation Oakenshield.”
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Time to Set Smarter Industry Standards for HFC-free Technologies

This is the third installment of the EIA Climate Campaign’s blog series on ‘Navigating the Path to Climate-Friendly Cooling.’ The series will focus on the key policy and technology issues related to mitigating hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)—super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. We’ll be covering a number of topics, including the progress on state […]

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Great Expectations for California to Tackle Super Greenhouse Gases

Great Expectations for California to Tackle Super Greenhouse Gases This is the first installment of the EIA Climate Campaign’s blog series on ‘Navigating the Path to Climate-Friendly Cooling.’ The series will focus on the key policy and technology issues related to mitigating hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)—super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning. We’ll be covering […]