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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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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 […]

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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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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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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, […]

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A ‘Cool’ Way to Take Action after the Global Climate Strike

“Unite Behind The Science,” cries 16 year-old climate activist, Greta Thunberg, “that is our demand”. Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit this week, Greta, along with millions of others, participated in the global climate strike last Friday. The strike called on our leaders to take action on climate change as they meet in New […]