The big challenge of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference COP18 hosted by the Qatari government is to agree on a pathway to drastically reduces global emissions and ensure that global warming stays well below 2 degrees Celsius.
November 29, 2012 1 Comment
Recent plans by the European Commission on the future of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) have renewed the debate of whether a phase-out of fluorinated gases – F-gases – is more beneficial than a phase-down. In a phase-out, policies would lead to a complete ban over the use of F-gases. In a phase-down, policies would aim at a reduction in the use of the gases.
November 5, 2012 Comments Off on New F-gas regulation: a phase-out or phase-down?