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G7 2018 Series – How Can Refrigerant Management Combat Climate Change?

  Refrigerants, specifically chlorofluourocarbons (CFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs) were once majorly responsible in depleting the planet’s ozone layer. Their capacity to warm the atmosphere is one thousand to nine thousand times greater than that of carbon dioxide. To address this crucial issue, last October, 197 members of the Montreal Protocol* decided to

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Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris

Reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Kigali Amendment can prevent up to 0.5°C of global warming, while continuing to protect the ozone layer. President of the 28th Meeting of the Parties to Montreal Protocol in Kigali, Vincent Biruta of Rwanda, brings thee gavel down marking the adoption of the Kigali

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