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OzoNews
OzoNews,  Volume XIX, 30 December 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. Sound Management of Refrigerants (SI), 6.5 PDHs, and Refrigerants Literacy (SI), 4.5 PDHs 3. Reduction in surface climate change achieved by the 1987 Montreal Protocol 4. 2019 Global status report for buildings and construction 5. Maldives and Sri Lanka upgrade RAC skills through the Refrigerant Driving License (RDL) Programme 6. En pleine expansion, la climatisation pose un défi majeur 7. Kyrgyzstan joins ozone-depleting substances movement agreement of The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) 8.
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 15 December 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. Countries commit to protect the ozone layer and climate under the Montreal Protocol 3. Saving the ozone layer in 1987 slowed global warming 4. South African government and industry working together to speed up HFC phase down 5. Gambia National Environment Agency Executive Director challenges refrigeration technicians to redouble efforts against ozone depletion 6. Where does waste go on a small island? 7. Transforming Thailand's Cooling Sector with NatRefs
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 30 November 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. Montreal Protocol talks further commitment to protect ozone layer and climate 3. Thirty years on, what is the Montreal Protocol doing to protect the ozone? 4. Twenty questions and answers about the ozone layer: 2018 update 5. Lower-GWP alternatives in stationary air conditioning: A compilation of case studies 6. Sustainable cooling for a healthy future 7. Clean up the cooling sector and save on energy bills 8.
OzonAction newsletter
8107
A tri-annual newsletter by UN Environment Ozonaction under the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol. This issue:  The Montreal Protocol and the Sustainable Development Goals
OzonAction newsletter
8106
A tri-annual newsletter by UN Environment Ozonaction under the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol. This issue: The importance of Cold Chain: Extending the Shelf Life of Cut Flowers and Fresh Produce.
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 15 November 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. Countries commit to protect the ozone layer and climate under the Montreal Protocol 3. Summary and Analysis of the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 31) 4-8 November 2019 | Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Rome, Italy 4. Rome Declaration on the contribution of the Montreal Protocol to food loss reduction through sustainable cold chain development 5.
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 30 October 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 31) 4-8 November 2019 | Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Rome, Italy 3. 2019 Ozone hole is the smallest on record since its discovery 4. Changing the approach: turning nitrogen pollution into money 5. Protection de la couche d’ozone: l’Afrique centrale et de l’Est se concertent 6. Pakistan ready to cut ODS emissions by 35 percent till 2020 7.
Factsheet
8103HFC_Datareporting
One of the important commitments of the Protocol is that of reporting the consumption and production of substances controlled under the Montreal Protocol. Following ratification of the Kigali Amendment, this commitment is now extended to HFCs. This short factsheet provides some useful information on relevant Article 7 reporting dates and deadlines for HFCs.
8095 ECA Award
The award recognizes the crucial role of customs & enforcement officers in implementing trade restrictions and bans for hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Both groups of chemicals, which are controlled under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, are widely used as refrigerants and foam blowing agents in the refrigeration, air conditioning and foam blowing sectors.
8096 ECA Award
UN Environment Programme OzonAction, in cooperation with the World Customs Organization and the Ozone Secretariat, is launching the fifth edition of the ECA Montreal Protocol Award for Customs and Enforcement Officers for the period 2019-2020. The award recognizes the crucial role of customs & enforcement officers in implementing trade restrictions and bans for hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 15 October 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. Ozone hole vigilance still required 3. Ozone layer viewpoints: from observation to public protection 4. Adopt ozone and climate friendly technologies - Kenya 5. First female technician in Western Cape [South Africa] to receive training in Bavaria 6. Prohibited ODS goods still exported (Fiji) 7. South-south cooperation looks to strengthen Pacific partnership 8. Customs seizes refrigerant chemicals worth P4m 9. National Halon Bank Environmental Policy- Australia 10.
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 30 September 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. New research proves Montreal Protocol successful 2. Biarritz pledge for fast action on efficient cooling 3. HFOs how much is too much? 4. HALO mission investigates ozone depletion and processes affecting our climate 5. Training workshop of national ozone officers from Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern regions of the Africa Anglophone Network in Ghana 6. Mongolia organises first Ozone2Climate technologies Roadshow and industry roundtable 7. Việt Nam to reduce 35% HCFCs consumption by 2024
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 16 September 2019. Special Issue on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
In this issue:  - The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, 16 September 2019 - Commemoration of World Ozone Day 2019 - Video address by Inger Andersen, Executive Director, UNEP - World Ozone Day 2019, Letter to National Ozone Officers - Assessment Panels to the Montreal Protocol - A tribute on the occasion of World Ozone Day 2019 - Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service monitors a very unusual 2019 ozone hole
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 30 August 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment ratifications this month 2. Environmental authorities and customs join forces against environmental crime 3. Challenges for the recovery of the ozone layer 4. Nigeria Federal Government, UNIDO to phase out 71,000 ozone chemicals 5. Pacific Island Countries Identify Options for Enhancing Monitoring and Enforcement of Montreal Protocol Trade Controls 6. Pacific Island Countries geared for complete HCFC Phase-out and Future Kigali Amendment Challenges 7. Lessons from Montreal Protocol Help Southeast Asia Prepare for Future Kigali Amendment Compliance 8.
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 15 August 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. World Ozone Day 2019, Letter to National Ozone Officers 2. Women in the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry: Personal experiences and achievements 3. HS Codes for HFCs - Advice for countries in advance of the 2022 HS code update 4. Update on new refrigerants designations and safety classifications - factsheet 5. Se rafraîchir durablement - Tribune par Inger Andersen , Directrice exécutive du programme des Nations unies pour l’environnement 6. Why demand for cooling could make the world hotter 7.
HS Codes for HFCs - cover
Until the World Customs Organisation’s Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, or Harmonized System (HS) is revised in 2022, all HS codes for hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are contained in a single HS code which does not allow differentiation of the individual chemicals or of mixtures/blends.
Women in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - front cover
Refrigeration and air-conditioning is crucial for our health, nutrition, comfort and well-being. From prevention of food wastage to preservation of vaccines, from air conditioning in hospitals to our homes, we increasingly rely on the advances that refrigeration has brought us. However, all around the world the sector has always been a largely male-dominated work environment. The fast-growing sector can offer a wide variety of interesting and fulfilling careers for women as well as men.
Factsheet
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The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide an update on ASHRAE standards for refrigerants and to introduce the new refrigerants that have been awarded an «R» number over the last few years and introduced into the international market.
OzoNews
OzoNews, Volume XIX, 30 July 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Update on new refrigerants designations and safety classifications - factsheet 2. Why do Antarctic Ozone recovery trends vary? 3. Architecture and financing models for efficient cooling alongside the Montreal Protocol - Discussion paper 4. The role of refrigeration in the global economy 5. Montreal Protocol and Legal Experts from Southern African Development Community countries team up for Kigali Amendment 6. Training-workshop on refrigeration and air conditioning - Eritrea

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