The most important meeting you've probably never heard of...and it's happening this week

The most important meeting you've probably never heard of...and it's happening this week
 

The Paris Agreement, the first global accord to tackle climate change, has been getting a lot of love lately. It has been ratified in record time and will come into force next month.  Yet all its lauded goals and national pledges to reduce carbon emissions will be undermined if countries fail this week to tackle a little known, but deadly, greenhouse gas: hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs.
HFCs - originally designed to be some kind of an environmental savior - have the potential to accelerate climate change at a rapid rate if left unchecked. Thousands of times more potent than carbon dioxide,... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Environment, Views: 42
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