COP21: Pollutant action plan unveiled

Governments and industries have agreed an action plan to reduce global emissions of short-lived climate pollutants such as hydrofluorocarbons, methane, black carbon and tropospheric ozone

Governments and industries have agreed an action plan to reduce global emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as hydrofluorocarbons, methane, black carbon and tropospheric ozone.

The commitments, announced at the COP21 climate summit in Paris on Saturday, fall across four areas.

The Global Food Cold Chain Council oversaw a commitment from the refrigerant sector to reduce HFCs from refrigerant servicing by 30-50% within 10 years, as well to reduce food loss in the food chain and enhance energy efficiency across the associated sectors.

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