The Cool Coalition is a global network of participants from government, cities, international organizations, businesses, finance, academia, and civil society to facilitate knowledge exchange, advocacy, and joint action toward a transition to efficient, climate-friendly cooling.
In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, AHRI President and CEO Stephen Yurek extolled the benefits of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and urged its “expeditious” ratification.
If fully supported by governments, the private sector, and citizens, the Kigali Amendment will avoid up to 0.4°C of global warming this century while continuing to protect the ozone layer. The amendment will substantively contribute to the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Many in the HVACR industry seemed a little surprised when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently denied a petition that asked the court to revisit its August 2017 decision, in which it was mandated that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot ban hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants under Section 612 of the Clean Air Act.
Dynatemp International, Inc., a privately held supplier of refrigerants and refrigerant recovery services announced that it wholly supports the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. Dynatemp urged the U.S. to support its ratification along with the 20 other countries who have endorsed the amendment.
Partnership Award recognizes society’s work to phase out ozone-depleting substances
January 3, 2018
ASHRAE has received the prestigious Partnership Award from the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UN Environment) Ozone Secretariat for its extraordinary commitment and contribution to the progress and achievements of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.