Tag: hydrofluorocarbons-hfcs

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Racing the Clock: California to Cut HFC Emissions in Half by 2030

Racing the Clock: California to Cut HFC Emissions in Half by 2030 California has been planning to enact regulations to drastically decrease emissions of super-pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) from the cooling sector. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) convened a working group this week to discuss details of the proposed regulations, which aim to reduce HFCs […]

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Time for the Montreal Protocol to Step Up Its Fight Against Ozone Damage and Global Warming

As the 41st Open-Ended Working Group of the Montreal Protocol opened yesterday (2 July) in Bangkok, EIA released the new briefing High Stakes with recommendations for tougher and more effective commitments under the Montreal Protocol. After more than three decades as the world’s most successful international environmental agreement, the Montreal Protocol is now being put […]

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A Week of Climate Action on HFCs and Cooling

By Christina Starr, EIA Climate Policy Analyst HFCs used in cooling were a hot topic at the Global Climate Action Summit last week in San Francisco. With momentum building for subnational actors like cities, states, and businesses to drive action forward on climate, we have the opportunity to tackle the issue of how we keep […]

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Walking the Walk: EIA’s Quest for an HFC-free Refrigerator

Putting our money where our mouth is and procuring a climate friendly fridge by Jill Kuklinksi, EIA Operations Associate Update June 24, 2020: If you’re in the market for an HFC-free fridge make sure to check out our Buyers Guide, a continuously updated list of available HFC-free models. When a refrigerator breaks in a typical […]

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International award recognizes EIA’s ‘unique’ climate investigations and work

EIA was delighted to be among 60 recipients recognized in the Ozone Awards 2017 by Parties to the Montreal Protocol for extraordinary commitment and outstanding contributions to fighting climate change. The awards ceremony in Canada last month was organized by the Ozone Secretariat in collaboration with the Government of Canada to commemorate the 30th anniversary […]

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Standards Dialogue Must Continue at Montreal Protocol Meetings

By Christina Starr, EIA Climate Policy Analyst This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol and a year since finalizing the Kigali Amendment, the landmark global agreement to phase down climate damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). It is not only a moment to celebrate and take stock of achievements, but also a critical period to […]