Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

March 2015

U.S. Targets HFCs Ahead of UN Climate Negotiations

March 31, 2015

The U.S. announced this morning that reduction of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), including hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and methane, are a significant part of its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to climate safety read more


Mexico Commits to Unconditional Reduction of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

March 30, 2015

Mexico made an unconditional pledge to reduce black carbon soot (BC) and other short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) in its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to climate protection read more


African Countries Endorse HFC Phase Down Under Montreal Protocol

March 6, 2015

The 54 countries of Africa, meeting in Cairo at the 15th session of African Ministerial Conference on the Environment, urged all member States to use the Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and use of HFCs read more