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Finding the Promise in Compromise: EIA Proposal to Jumpstart California HFC Reclaim

Last week EIA participated in California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) 6th workshop on proposed regulations to reduce emissions of super pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in cooling. The state’s rigorous process for proposing new regulations on HFC refrigerants has been ongoing for several years now and is in the final stretch. Opportunities for stakeholder engagement have […]

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Unchartered Territory: Funding Climate Action During a Pandemic

Unchartered Territory: Funding Ozone and Climate Protection During a Pandemic This week, Parties to the Montreal Protocol, renowned as the world’s most successful environmental treaty, came together remotely for their annual intersessional meeting, known as the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG). The Montreal Protocol has a vital role to play in addressing climate change, as it […]

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World Refrigeration Day 2020

June 26th marks World Refrigeration Day, a global day recognizing the refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump sector. As we await a new refrigerated vaccine, live in a warmer world, and depend on cold chains to keep our food fresh and safe to eat, the importance of this sector cannot be overstated. Cooling is essential and […]

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Join Us in Thanking HFC-free Supermarkets and Calling for Climate Action

Despite the ongoing climate crisis, supermarkets across the United States continue to use and leak super pollutants that threaten our climate. These pollutants are gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in refrigeration – and the average supermarket leaks a quarter of them each year, equivalent to emissions of more than 300 cars! We’re teaming up with […]

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China Olympics Sets New Record for Climate-friendly Cooling

New world records will surely be set when Beijing hosts the next Winter Olympics in 2022, but these games are already making history for a different reason. It will be the first time that carbon dioxide (CO2) is used as a climate-friendly refrigerant to create the cooling in several ice rink venues for the Olympic […]

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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 […]