Bente Tranholm-Schwartz, Deputy Head of Unit at DG Climate Action at the European Commission (EC), pointed to natural refrigerants as the way forward in Europe in view of the likely stricter EU F-gas Regulation and upcoming REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) regulation of PFAS chemicals that is targeting f-gases. She made those…
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol must be ‘adjusted’ for the world to stay within 1.5°C, according to the EIA’s Tim Grabiel.
The U.S. supermarket sector continues to “inexcusably lag behind European counterparts,” says the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA), an international NGO, based on analysis conducted for its latest Climate-Friendly Supermarket Scorecard. The Supermarket Scorecard 2022 was published by the EIA on July 6 and assesses the largest U.S. supermarket chains on their adoption of HFC-free technology,…
Over one third of Kroger’s shareholders have voted in favor of a resolution requiring the chain to issue a report on its plans to ‘address its HFCs.’
Similar to utility rebates, refrigerant-carbon-credits program rewards owners of refrigeration systems for replacing HFCs with natural refrigerants like CO2.
Green America and EIA invite consumers to sign a letter to Kroger’s CEO urging him to phase out HFCs in all facilities by 2030.
The country says it has also implemented an HFC import/export licensing system as of November 1, 2021.
The Philippine government has issued an HFC order in preparation for ratification of the Kigali Amendment.
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The nonprofit’s ‘Cool It’ campaign aims to get supermarkets to switch to ‘ultra-low GWP, natural refrigerants.’
NGO’s investigators found no shortage of suppliers willing to provide smuggled HFCs.