hydrofluorocarbons - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hydrofluorocarbons


Communicating climate change solutions to different sectors

Jun 28, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Environmental advocates across the country promote different solutions to global warming to the public, relevant industries, and the government

COMMUNICATING SOLUTIONS. Different stakeholders address the pressing need to disseminate solutions to phasing out HFCs. Photo by Gaby N. Baizas/Rappler.com

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

World urged to scrap super greenhouse gases at Rwanda summit

Oct 14, 2016 - 8:58 AM

Envoys from nearly 200 nations are in the Rwandan capital to thrash out an agreement to phase out hydrofluorocarbons HFCs

Delegates attend the official opening of the 28th meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Kigali on October 13, 2016. Cyril Ndegeya/AFP

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

Air conditioning use to spike worldwide – study

Apr 28, 2015 - 10:03 AM

Increase air conditioning use will require far more electricity and send pollutants into the atmosphere at unprecedented rates Nations with the greatest potential for rises in air conditioning use include the Philippines