African countries support HFC phase down under Montreal Protocol
The move is expected to provide momentum to climate negotiations at the Paris summit in December
Montreal Protocol meeting ends; nations agree to study HFCs further
No decision taken on setting up contact group to formally discuss the refrigerant gases under the international treaty
जानिए, क्या है मॉन्ट्रियल प्रोटोकॉल, जिसने धरती को गर्म होने से रोका?
ओजोन परत को नष्ट करने वाले क्लोरोफ्लोरोकार्बन (सीएफसी) को रोकने के लिए 1987 में एक अंतर्राष्ट्रीय समझौता किया गया था, जिसे मॉन्ट्रियल प्रोटोकॉल कहा ...
HFC Phase down negotiations to continue in Geneva
Negotiations to focus mainly on HFC phase down and amendment proposals
Refrigerant gases: what’s all the fuss about?
We look at what impedes negotiations under the Montreal Protocol
Chloroform emissions may slow down Ozone layer recovery
MIT study traces rise in emissions to eastern China, where it appears that production using chloroform is on the rise
MOP 28: India issues order to ban the release of HFC 23
This move will potentially avoid emissions of HFC-23 equivalent to 100 million tonne of CO2 over the next 15 years,
Is the US on a bilateral agreement spree over climate change?
USA and China have entered into a bilateral pact to sign the Paris Agreement on April 22
America's HFC game plan
How the US is gaining support in apportioning of carbon space in the Montreal Protocol with bilateral agreements
‘Montreal treaty saved world’s ozone layer’
Data from NASA suggests the hole will be repaired by the end of 21st century
ओजोन क्षरण वाले एचसीएफसी141-बी आयात पर रोक, क्या बड़ी उत्सर्जन कटौती का दावा सही है?
सरकार के आंकड़े और दावे से उलट शोध पत्र यह इशारा करते हैं कि भारत में एचसीएफसी 141-बी से उत्सर्जन पहले से ही बहुत ...
Factsheet: HFCs - Safe for Ozone, yet a Potent Greenhouse Gas
Montreal Protocol, the multilateral treaty to protect the ozone layer, has been a successful environmental agreement. But animpasse over …
The global impact of air conditioning: big and getting bigger
More ACs means more refrigerants that are potent greenhouse gases
Who is afraid of transparency?
Flaring up issues of transparency and reporting of climate actions could be a tactic by developed nations to divert attention from more …
MOP concludes with hope to bring amendment to phase down HFCs in 2016
Parties succeed in laying a path for the functioning of contact group on the feasibility and ways of managing HFCs in Montreal Protocol.
MOP: Challenges galore, but solutions few
On the second day of the meeting, developing countries raise concerns over the phasing out of HFCs; developed countries show little concern
Five reasons to believe the HFC talks are headed in the right direction
All is not lost for HFC talks as countries made tangible progress in Paris last week
US, China to work together on phasing down HFCs
India cautious in response; to disclose stand in Bangkok end of June
Modi government’s climate change actions–big on plans but unclear in implementation strategy
‘Developed nations want India to leapfrog to a technology which even they have not accepted’
With climate change negotiations round the corner, an important debate on the use and phase out of hydrofluorocarbons used as coolant in …
How a saviour of the ozone hole became a climate change villain – and how we're going to fix it
HFCs were created to replace ozone-damaging chemicals, but they turned out to be major contributors to climate change
Meeting of Parties on Montreal Protocol begins in Dubai
Administrative and discussion on agenda items dominate the first day of MOP
Old demons remain, new emerge
Developing nations warn any move to reinterpret UNFCCC will be counterproductive
Safeguarding Ozone and Earth
As we celebrate the 22nd International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Down To Earth takes a look at what should be done to …