chlorofluorocarbons - updates

Rappler's latest stories on chlorofluorocarbons


Nations agree on phase-out of super greenhouse gases

Oct 15, 2016 - 1:21 PM

3rd UPDATE Representatives from almost 200 countries reach an agreement on ending the use of hydrofluorocarbons

AGREEMENT. US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech in front of people who attend the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Kigali, on October 14, 2016. Cyril Ndegeya/AFP

World edges closer to major greenhouse gas deal in Rwanda

Oct 15, 2016 - 8:15 AM

Tough negotiations have seen major developing nations such as India put up a fight over the timeline to phase out the use of hydrofluorocarbons and the financing of the transition

Kigali meeting to tackle super greenhouse gases

Oct 08, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Observers are hopeful that after years of talks countries are poised to commit to phasing out hydrofluorocarbons

CLIMATE CHANGE. In this photograph taken on March 15, 2016, a blanket of smog extends over a densely populated neighborhood adjacent to the main airport in New Delhi. India is the world's third biggest carbon emitter. File photo by Roberto Schmidt/AFP

Scientists alarmed at short-term ozone-eroding gases

Feb 17, 2015 - 10:24 AM

Two computer models highlight the impact of so called very short lived substances – VSLS – that deplete the stratospheric shield

A picture made available on 16 February 2015 shows colorful sky at sunset in Cholistan desert, Pakistan, 14 February 2015. Omer Saleem/EPA

Southern Ocean winds strongest in 1,000 years: study

May 12, 2014 - 2:56 PM

According to the study s lead researcher Nerilie Abram The Southern Ocean winds are now stronger than at any time in the past 1 000 years

SOUTHERN OCEAN WINDS. Photo by Russavia from Wikimedia Commons.

New ozone-depleting gases found in atmosphere

Mar 10, 2014 - 12:10 PM

It is the first time since the 1990s that new substances damaging to Earth s stratospheric shield have been found

NEW GASES. Four new ozone-destroying gases have been found in the atmosphere.