Aiming to cut emissions in the EU by 55% by 2030, the proposals include updates to energy efficiency, manufacturing, renewable energy and carbon trading.
As one of the world’s biggest users of f-gases, China’s acceptance of the amendment is important for the phase down of HFCs.
Researchers see a 33-fold increase in atmospheric TFA globally and up to 250-fold across Europe.
Green Cooling Summit panelists pull no punches about urgency of replacing f-gases with NatRefs.
Stakeholders can attend the hearing online, as well as submit comments till July 6.
The hybrid event, scheduled for September 28-29, will address a wide range of natural refrigerant-related topics.
New bill is similar to U.S.-leading rules enacted in California, paving way for federal legislation.
Feinstein and Padilla follow petition from environmental groups.
The Japanese drug manufacturer regards freon elimination as one of its most important environmental measures.
The German environment authority seeks stronger EU regulation of f-gases to protect the climate.