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Study finds shock rise in levels of potent greenhouse gas

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2020

Efforts to reduce levels of one potent greenhouse gas appear to be failing, according to a study. Scientists had expected to find a dramatic reduction in levels of the hydrofluorocarbon HFC-23 in the atmosphere after India and China, two of the main sources, reported in 2017...

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India takes a significant step to control emission from climate-damaging refrigerants,makes producers fall in line

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

Stepping up its climate action voluntarily, India on Thursday made it mandatory for manufacturing companies to control emission of the climate-damaging refrigerant through technological...

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India plays crucial role in Montreal Protocol talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

India on Tuesday played a crucial role in the ongoing negotiations on the Montreal Protocol by favouring two baseline years for bringing down the consumption of HFC by the developing countries...

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Major Companies Phase Out HFCs as Montreal Protocol Meeting Kicks Off

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Man-made greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) — and how to phase down their use in commercial refrigeration and other equipment — will be the topic of the Montreal Protocol meeting...

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In Rwanda, India to seek just deal on phasing out of HFCs

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2016

With India deciding to ratify the Paris Agreement on October 2, the focus is now shifted to the country's move on curbing the use of climate-damaging refrigerants hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under...

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100 countries push to phase out potentially disastrous greenhouse gas

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 23, 2016

A loose coalition of more than 100 countries, including the US and European nations, is pushing for an early phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a powerful greenhouse gas that if left...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change , HFCs