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EPA Backs Obama Climate Action Plan

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December 9, 2013
President Obama’s Climate Action Plan announced during the summer included a specific reference to global warming potential (GWP) issues related to a number of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants commonly used by contractors in the HVACR industry.


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Survey: Climate Change is Real

83 Percent of Respondents Believe Climate Change is Happening
August 5, 2013

A survey re-vealed 83 percent of respondents believe climate change is happening.


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June 25, 2013: AHRI Responds to President’s Climate Change Plan

AHRI Notes It Is Identifying Low Global Warming Potential Alternative Refrigerants
June 25, 2013
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) responded today to President Obama’s plan to reduce emissions from air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.


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Climate Change Rejoins Agenda

February 25, 2013
So just when we thought regulatory actions related to the environment were pretty mute, given not much traction in Washington mainly due to a sluggish economy, along comes, of all people, the president of the United States.


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Survey Examines Clean Energy

January 21, 2013
Many Americans believe clean-energy development and addressing climate change should be priorities for President Obama and Congress, according to a survey conducted by researchers from Yale University and George Mason University.


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Survey Says ...

December 10, 2012
November Online Poll: Some have suggested the recent violent hurricanes like Katrina and Sandy are due to climate change. Do you believe this is the case?


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Aug. 7, 2012: Report Says Generation X Is Unconcerned About Climate Change

August 7, 2012
A new report from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research finds that Generation X is largely unconcerned about climate change. Generation X encompasses those adults born between 1961 and 1981, and are now between 32 and 52 years of age.


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Refrigerating Happy Cow

April 23, 2012
My Point of View in the April FROSTlines was about a movie called “Inuk” that was shown at the Beloit International Film Festival. Now, I suppose I should mention another movie (one of four we saw at that same festival) — one completely different from “Inuk” but one that had a refrigeration aspect.


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March 28, 2012: Ingersoll Rand Receives EPA Climate Leadership Award

March 28, 2012
Ingersoll-Rand plc was recognized at the first annual Climate Leadership Awards for the company’s efforts to publicly report and verify corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and publicly set aggressive GHG emissions reduction goals.


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Emotional Climate Changed

March 26, 2012
The terminology may have changed from ‘global warming’ to ‘climate change’ and the debate may still rage as to how much ‘change’ is man-caused versus naturally occurring as part of historic weather cycles. But whatever the term and whatever the reason, ‘climate change’ can pack an emotional punch.


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