HFC phase out comes a step closer after UN launches pollutant action plan
Published: Thursday, 10 December 2015
Efforts to phase out hydrofluorocarbons are gaining momentum, with government and industry leaders pledging to take greater action to tackle short-lived climate pollutants at the UN’s COP21 climate change summit in Paris.
Governments and industries in the UN’s Climate
and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) have agreed an action plan to
reduce global emissions of short-lived climate pollutants
(SLCPs) such as
hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and methane.
The commitments, announced at the climate change summit in
Paris on Saturday, dubbed COP (Conference of Parties)...