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Standards in post-Kigali spotlight at Bangkok meeting

Access to finance and changes to standards are required to facilitate the switch to low-GWP refrigerants, according to experts attending the 39th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG39) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol, taking place in Bangkok, Thailand this week.

Mayors of Major Cities Commit to Implement Paris Agreement, SDG 11

Meeting for the 12th Metropolis World Congress and the 37th General Assembly of the International Association of Francophone Mayors (l’Association Internationale des Maires Francophones or AIMF), almost 140 mayors of the world’s largest cities issued a ‘Montréal Declaration: Cities in the Vanguard to Address Local and Global Issues and Implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.’

United States Resets Climate Change Discussion At G7

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the United States stands firm on its decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and has reset the conversation about climate change reflective of the new priorities of the Trump Administration and the expectations of the American people.