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India launches phase-out plan of the harmful refrigerant HCFC

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2017

Adhering to its global commitment, India on Monday launched the country's latest plan to phase-out one of the key refrigerants - Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) - under its ultimate goal to end...

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India takes a significant step to control emission from climate-damaging refrigerants,makes producers fall in line

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

Stepping up its climate action voluntarily, India on Thursday made it mandatory for manufacturing companies to control emission of the climate-damaging refrigerant through technological...

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India plays crucial role in Montreal Protocol talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

India on Tuesday played a crucial role in the ongoing negotiations on the Montreal Protocol by favouring two baseline years for bringing down the consumption of HFC by the developing countries...

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Major Companies Phase Out HFCs as Montreal Protocol Meeting Kicks Off

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Man-made greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) — and how to phase down their use in commercial refrigeration and other equipment — will be the topic of the Montreal Protocol meeting...

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In Rwanda, India to seek just deal on phasing out of HFCs

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2016

With India deciding to ratify the Paris Agreement on October 2, the focus is now shifted to the country's move on curbing the use of climate-damaging refrigerants hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under...

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India pitches for transparency at Montreal protocol conference

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 22, 2016

India on Thursday pitched for the formation of guidelines for enhancing flexibility, developing methodologies and ensuring transparency in phasing out of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a potent...

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The hole in the ozone layer is finally starting to heal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

Sometimes the world really can get together and avert a major environmental catastrophe before it's too late. Case in point: A new study in Science finds evidence that the Earth's protective...

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