Tag : Montreal Protocol
Several dozen members of the US Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) are pushing for fresh federal legislation that would re-establish work to phase down the use of HFCs at a national level.
Assurances from Chinese authorities to crack down on the illegal production and use of the ozone depleting substance CFC11 have been cautiously welcomed by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group.
The Environmental Investigation Agency is calling on Chinese authorities and all signatories to the Montreal Protocol to take strong action over the illegal production and use of the banned ozone depleting substance CFC-11 in polyurethane (PU) foam insulation.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group has welcomed commitments by signatories of the Montreal Protocol to tackle concerns over high levels of emissions containing the ozone depleting substance CFC11.
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal protocol will come into effect on January 1, 2019 after twenty countries agreed to ratify the legislation the new targets for cutting use of HFCs globally.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has highlighted concerns about a “lack of consensus” over the impact Brexit may have on existing European and global commitments to curb F-Gas emissions in the UK.
Multiple issues concerning the illegal manufacture and use of the ozone depleting substance R11 in China remain unresolved, despite government claims that it would end the practice.