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22.07.2019

EPEE, AREA, ASERCOM and EFCTC have developed a leaflet for installers highlighting the risks illegal trade of refrigerants entails

As part of a broader communications campaign, four leading associations in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) sector – EPEE,...

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08.07.2019

2018 : HFCs CONTRIBUTE 1.03% TO ATMOSPHERIC GREENHOUSE GASES

The US NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has released its 2018 update of the AGGI (Annual Greenhouse Gas Index), which follows the evolutio...

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07.07.2019

EU 2019 GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY REPORT DETAILS HFC EMISSIONS

The EU publishes annually its official inventory submission under the UNFCCC. Reported emissions of HFCs declined in 2017 compared to 2016 by 2.5%. Between 201...

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06.07.2019

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP

The independent contractor for the Illegal Trade “Action Line” https://efctc.integrityline.org has indicated that the submissions to the Action Line are of...

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05.07.2019

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ILLEGAL TRADE IN ODSs AND HFCs

The successive phase-outs of CFCs and HCFCs and the phase-down of HFCs has inevitably resulted in illegal trade activity regionally and globally. The exact scal...

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04.07.2019

REFRIGERANT ANALYZERS USED TO HELP IDENTIFY ILLEGAL TRADE

Refrigerant analysers are being used by international customs agencies to help prevent the import of illegal refrigerants. Handheld analysers using infrared tec...

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03.07.2019

IN BRIEF: EFFECTS OF SHORT-LIVED (SOME HFCS) AND LONG-LIVED GASES

Long-lived greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere, so continued emissions of these gases lead to continually increasing warming. Warming created by long-...

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02.07.2019

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG JULY – AUGUST 2019

EFCTC is pleased to welcome an update of the initial report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), an analysis of Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) trade data a...

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28.06.2019

New Chemicals Policy Strategy adopted on 26 June highlighted the importance of combatting the illegal trade and trafficking of harmful substances and waste also at global level

On 26 June, the Council of the European Union published the new Chemicals Policy Strategy, which highlights the need to develop a sustainable EU chemicals polic...

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