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Canada ratifies global agreement to reduce hydrofluorocarbons, a powerful greenhouse gas

Canada ratifies global agreement to reduce hydrofluorocarbons, a powerful greenhouse gas

Canada recently published regulations to reduce hydrofluorocarbons consumption by 85%, by 2036 Canada is now among the first countries to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will phase down powerful greenhouse gases, according to a Government of Canada press release. Found in air conditioners and aerosols, hydrofluorocarbons—or HFCs—are thousands of times more […]

By November 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
US, nearly 200 nations agree to ban hydrofluorocarbons

US, nearly 200 nations agree to ban hydrofluorocarbons

US Department of Energy working with national labs to develop new generation of air conditioning, heating technologies WASHINGTON – Following several days of negotiations between the United States and nearly 200 nations in Kigali, Rwanda, an agreement was reached to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and use of potent heat-trapping chemicals knows as […]

By October 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →