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Cool Technologies: Working Without HFCs

Publication | 9 November, 2012 at 13:32

The rapid phase out of HFCs — “short-term climate forcing substances” — is one of the immediate preventative measures that can be taken today to try to avoid near-term climate tipping points.

HFCs: A growing threat to the climate
Updated Version, December 2009

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 0:00

The worst greenhouse gases you've never heard of...

US-China agreement on climate change or HFO for Dummies

Blog entry by Paula Tejon Carbajal | 11 June, 2013

This was the news that woke me up last Sunday:  'United States and China agree to work together on phase down of HFCs.' Good! Finally some political action to reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions! Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are a...

Position paper on F-gases

Publication | 5 August, 2009 at 0:00

F-gases, a potent greenhouse gas are widely used, yet there are commercially available alternatives for most of their applications that are not harming to the climate.

Montreal Protocol turns 25 - but still has work to do…

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 12 November, 2012

It was a blast from the past when on Saturday my 10-month-old daughter pulled out a binder (yes, one of those things Romney talked about…) that had a red "ozone devil" on it (see picture). Back in the mid-1980s, sticking these "devils"...

HFOs: The New Generation of F-Gases - Greenpeace Position Paper

Publication | 16 October, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace seeks the phase out of all F-gases, which present a growing threat to the environment. Greenpeace is not against the development of alternatives, but until our concerns about HFOs can be proven otherwise, the precautionary principle...

HFCs in the Copenhagen Deal

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 13:02

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been increasingly used in the last decade or so as alternative refrigerants to ozone-damaging CFCs, which are now banned under the Montreal Protocol. Unfortunately, although considered ozone-friendly, HFCs are...

Climate Change and your refrigerator!

Blog entry by Anna K | 15 December, 2011 6 comments

For twenty years, Europeans and people all over the world have had energy-efficient, climate-friendly refrigerators in their kitchens. Now, twenty years later, US consumers are finally able to buy these refrigerators, which Greenpeace...

HFCs: A growing threat to the climate

Image | 29 October, 2009 at 12:15

HFCs: A growing threat to the climate

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