Kerry says nations working to reach deal on cutting HFC gases



U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that nations were working towards reaching a global deal this weekend on cutting greenhouse gases used in refrigerators, as he prepared for a potentially decisive meeting with India's environment minister.
Kerry arrived in the Rwandan capital Kigali on Thursday to help close the deal among about 150 nations to phase down factory-made hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) gases, also used in air conditioners. If successful, it would be the third global climate deal this month.
A quick phase-down of HFCs could be a major contribution to slowing climate... read more

 
14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Reuters
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