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Little-noticed treaty could help delay climate catastrophe

2016 Kigali amendment on hydrofluorocarbons could reduce warming by a small but crucial 0.5°C — From the beginning of next year, a new global pact will take effect that could have a profound impact on climate change, cutting harmful greenhouse gas emissions by amounts that could help stave off some of the worst impacts predicted …

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Communicating climate change solutions to different sectors

Environmental advocates across the country promote different solutions to global warming to the public, relevant industries, and the government — (MANILA, Philippines) When solutions to address climate change are at the tip of our fingers, who’s responsible for communicating them? Different stakeholders discussed the importance of raising awareness on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and their effects on …

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Mysterious emissions of banned greenhouse gas traced to Chinese factories

Illegal production of CFC-11 in China has a climate impact equivalent to 16-20 coal power plants, the Environmental Investigation Agency estimates — Chinese factories are illegally producing chemicals that damage the ozone layer and the climate. That was revealed in a survey of manufacturers carried out by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and corroborated by …

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