HFC phase out one step closer after UN launches pollutant action plan

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Thursday, 17 December 2015

COP21 agreement targets refrigerants but national ratification is key to success, says IHS.

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 COP (Conference of Parties) 21 climate change summit in Paris in December,...

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