Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

May 2013

Arctic Council Calls for HFC Phase Down under Montreal Protocol

May 16, 2013

Arctic Council Ministers from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation, and the United States yesterday called for taking action “as soon as possible” to phase down HFCs under the Montreal Protocol and for reducing black carbon and methane emissions in the Arctic. read more


Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction Act Introduced in Congress

May 9, 2013

Congressman Scott Peters (D-Calif.) today introduced the Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction Act of 2013, or SUPER Act, to establish a U.S task force to reduce super climate pollutants under existing authorities. read more