Cora Young of York University shares TFA research findings at ATMOsphere America.
The Caribbean island nation’s ratification came into effect on November 2.
The nonprofit’s ‘Cool It’ campaign aims to get supermarkets to switch to ‘ultra-low GWP, natural refrigerants.’
The growing use of HFO-1234yf, which converts entirely to trifluoroacetic acid in the atmosphere, could lead to pollution of drinking water.
India’s Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for ratification of the Kigali Amendment.
The document looks at how GWP measures up over 20 years to show the true environmental effect of common refrigerants used today.
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.
Its free white paper brings together the results of years of research into natural refrigerants.