News


27.08.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON STUDY ON TFA IN RIVERS IN GERMANY AND RIVERS AS SOURCE OF DRINKING WATER

A recent scientific paper describes a comprehensive study on the quantities of trifluoroacetate (TFA) found in major rivers across Germany. Following this stud...

Read more
26.08.2018

2017 : HFCs CONTRIBUTE UNDER 1.0% TO ATMOSPHERIC GREENHOUSE GASES

The US NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has released its 2017 update of the AGGI (Annual Greenhouse Gas Index), which follows the evolutio...

Read more
25.08.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON TRAJECTORIES OF THE EARTH SYSTEM IN THE ANTHROPOCENE AND HFC PHASE-DOWN

The recent study, Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene, widely reported as ‘Hothouse Earth’ emphasises the need to reduce Greenhouse gas emi...

Read more
24.08.2018

EU SATELLITE RELEASES FIRST DATA ON AIR POLLUTANTS: US EPA EXEMPTS HFO-1336mzz(Z) FROM VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND (VOC) REGULATION

The first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases that affect air qual...

Read more
23.08.2018

CHILLING PROSPECTS: PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE COOLING FOR ALL

The new “Chilling Prospects: Providing Sustainable Cooling for All” report outlines recommendations on how to increase access to affordable and sustainable...

Read more
22.08.2018

IN BRIEF: MONITORING FLUOROCARBON EMISSIONS AND LINKING TO SOURCES

Following the recent report on a rise in CFC-11 emissions in Asia, here is a brief explanation of how fluorocarbon emissions are linked to sources. For many yea...

Read more
21.08.2018

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG SEPTEMBER 2018

REVISED and updated table of major fluorocarbon molecules. Find it here. NEW IN OUR LIBRARY TEAP Decision XXIX/10 Task Force Report on issues related to...

Read more
09.07.2018

Study on TFA in rivers in Germany – unrelated to the breakdown of HFOs

A recent scientific paper by Scheurer and colleagues describes a comprehensive study on the quantities of trifluoroacetate found in major rivers across Germany...

Read more
28.06.2018

EFCTC COMMENT ON THE UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN GLOBAL EMISSIONS OF OZONE-DEPLETING CFC-11

The Montreal Protocol has successfully phased out the legal production of CFCs worldwide. EFCTC shares the widespread concern that the emissions of CFC-11 repor...

Read more
1 2 3 11 29 Next › Last »