HFCs

The stratosphere is the second layer of the Earth's atmosphere. Image courtesy of NASA.

The EU Confirms Itself the Global Climate Leader On Refrigerants, NGOs Say

Today’s deal on the F-Gas Regulation marks one of the greatest climate wins of von der Leyen’s Commission. The proposed phase-out schedule for these potent greenhouse gases signals a paradigm shift, driving key sectors such as heat pumps and air conditioning towards the use of climate-friendly refrigerants. BREAKING: Ambition of … [continued]

Successful Montreal Protocol Move Restricts World HFCs

Delegates from more than 150 countries met in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, last week, to agree on a strategy for diminishing the worldwide use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Historically, people started using these chemicals for refrigeration, air conditioning, and aerosols in response to the scientific finding that their predecessors — chlorofluorocarbons — … [continued]