Georgia has officially adopted the Kigali Amendment, becoming the 151st country to do so.
Questions and answers about the effects of ozone depletion, UV radiation, and climate on humans and the environment
The Montreal Protocol is an international agreement that protects the ozone layer, which protects our planet from harmful ultraviolet radiation. It limits the release of ozone-depleting chemicals into the atmosphere.
Spain, having submitted a provisional application for compliance with the Kigali Amendment in January 2022, has now formally acceded to the agreement to phase out HFC refrigerants.
The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has become the latest country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants.
This year’s World Refrigeration Day on June 26 will focus on the future of cooling technology, the industry, the people working within it, and those that benefit from cooling.
EU greenhouse gas emissions decreased 4% in the fourth quarter of 2022, compared with the same quarter of 2021, according to latest figures from Eurostat.
The organisation behind the Global Cooling Prize claims that current air conditioning testing standards and performance ratings fall short in the context of a warming world.
A new website launched by the International Network for Women in Cooling (INWIC) will act as a hub for the organisation and its members.
The European Commission has opened its call for evidence on its proposed heat pump action plan to accelerate deployment of the technology in the EU.
The YORK YVFA Free-Cooling, Variable-Speed Screw Chiller is the first free-cooling screw chiller in the U.S. to use R-1234ze, a refrigerant with ultra-low global warming potential.
Environment and Climate Change, Principal Secretary of Kenya Festus K Ng’eno on Thursday presented key treaties that require ratification by the country’s National Assembly.
Around the world, daily concentrations of fine particulate matter in the air exceed recommended limits most of the time, scientists say.
Parliament’s Environment Committee agrees to an ambitious reduction of fluorinated greenhouse gases emissions, to further contribute to EU’s climate neutrality goal.
Environment MEPs adopted their position to further cut down emissions of substances that damage the ozone layer, in line with the European Green Deal and international agreements.
18 and 26 January 2023 - Asia Pacific exploring innovative strategy to garner general public advocacy on Ozone2Climate Action
National Ozone Officers (NOOs) of South Asia (SA), Southeast Asia (SEA) and Pacific Island Countries (PICs) Networks jointly discussed the 2023 Communications and Public Outreach Strategy through the two virtual consultation meetings on 18 and 26 January 2023. A total of 63 participants (39 females and 24 males) engaged in the virtual meetings.
St. Kitts and Nevis Department of environment continues work on Montreal Protocol by engaging students as data collectors
The Montreal Protocol, to which St Kitts and Nevis is party, addresses Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and is a landmark environmental agreement that controls the manufacture and the use of man-made chemicals that, in turn, damages the ozone layer which is a protective shield from the harmful radiation of the sun to humans and the environment.
As part of the workplan agreed under the workstream to complement the implementation of the Kigali Amendment, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) has commissioned a study to provide a profile of current and projected hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) consumption in Montreal Protocol Article 5 countries (developing countries), and to outline opportunities for near-term control or reduction of HFC consumption.
There’s good news to report about the environment. The Earth’s ozone is set to fully recover within the next four decades. A new United Nations report indicates efforts to reduce chemicals that eat into that protective layer of Earth’s atmosphere are paying off.
The northeast African State of Eritrea has become the latest country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants.
A Canadian safety authority is urging systems operators to employ licensed refrigeration contractors when carrying out work on ammonia systems following a fatal leak last year.