Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development


EU Parliament approves fast phasedown of HFCs

March 12, 2014

A phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in new air-conditioning and refrigeration was overwhelming approved by the European Parliament today, and will achieve a 79% reduction by 2030. read more


Climate Change a Growing “Threat Multiplier,” Says Pentagon

March 5, 2014

Climate change is a “threat multiplier” and a critical component of future defense strategy, according to the Pentagon’s Quadrennial Defense Review 2014 released yesterday. read more


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