Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

April 2015

Africa Demands Cuts in Climate-Damaging Refrigerants

April 24, 2015

Parties to the Montreal Protocol agreed today to inter-sessional meetings to ensure a path to finalizing an amendment this November to cut HFCs. read more


India Takes Lead on Key Climate Strategy

April 16, 2015

Today India made a formal proposal to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the super greenhouse gas, HFCs, reversing several years of opposition that only began to thaw after the election of Prime Minister Modi. read more


Improving India’s Room Air Conditioners Provides Powerful Climate Protection

April 7, 2015

Switching to refrigerants with lower global warming potential (GWP) could reduce energy consumption by India’s residential air conditioning sector by 15%, boost the country’s economy, and help India meet its energy security and climate goals. read more