The European Environment Agency (EEA) reports 1% annual gain in f-gas supply in 2020, as well as 7% growth in HFC consumption.
Cora Young of York University shares TFA research findings at ATMOsphere America.
The growing use of HFO-1234yf, which converts entirely to trifluoroacetic acid in the atmosphere, could lead to pollution of drinking water.
The new report looks at the global market size and growth of commercial and industrial refrigeration: in Europe, the U.S., and Japan.
The Natural Resources Defense Council outlines areas of agreement and disagreement with proposals raised at the EPA’s June 3 hearing.
The model would cut 50% of CO2e emissions and avoid 55% of food losses, the group says.
HFO-1234ze, marketed as a replacement refrigerant for HFCs, could produce significant amounts of an HFC with a GWP of more than 12,000, the study says.
Its free white paper brings together the results of years of research into natural refrigerants.
The 19th edition of the UN-supported conference will be a mix of on-site and online events.
EU-backed project looked at one year of operation at two stores in different climates.