A group of developed countries, including the EU, the US and Australia, have proposed reducing their production and use of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% by 2036 ..
News 25 Jul 2016
Negotiators have overcome a major roadblock in the Montreal Protocol talks to agree the basic principles covering financial aid for developing countries to reduce their reliance ..
News 18 Jul 2016
The EU’s first specific business-to-business energy label and new ecodesign requirements will apply to business-use refrigerators in the EU starting today ..
News 1 Jul 2016
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EU member states have criticised the European Commission for continuing to delay the publication of an ecodesign work plan as part of its new circular ..
News 21 Jun 2016
Divisions between EU and developing countries over how the latter should be supported as they reduce hydrofluorocarbons emerged during a recent preliminary meeting, ENDS has ..
News 11 Apr 2016
Climate change will continue to influence levels of UV radiation as global action to limit ozone depletion has not yet translated into lower levels, research ..
News 12 Jan 2015
Three more new ozone-depleting substances have been found in the atmosphere, leading scientists to call for the source to be investigated ..
News 4 Jun 2014
Levels of the four previously unrecorded ozone depleting substances are low but concentrations of one are increasing rapidly, scientists have found ..
News 10 Mar 2014
France wants a temporary exemption from the forthcoming ban on HCFC gases in the EU so it can clean up the site of an ageing ..
News 8 Feb 2013