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OzoNews, Volume XIX, 15 March 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Post-Meeting Feedback Survey - OzonAction Second Global Inter-Regional and Parallel Network Meetings for National Ozone Officers, 17-20 February 2019 2. UN Environment fights to cut cooling and heating emissions 3. Multilateral treaties address some chemicals and issues of global concern, but implementation challenges remain 4. Vienna Convention Trust Fund for Research and Systematic Observations - A viable tool for the continued protection of the ozone layer 5. ASHRAE/UNEP Lower-GWP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Innovation Award
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OzoNews, Volume XIX, 28 February 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. OzonAction second global inter-regional meeting, ‘Join the Experts’ sessions and parallel networks meetings for national ozone officers 2. Ms. Inger Andersen of Denmark - Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 3. 2018 Quadrennial Assessments by EEAP and TOCs 4. UN Environment-OzonAction Joins World Refrigeration Day Partnership 5. ASHRAE/UNEP Lower-GWP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Innovation Award 6. Zimbabwean scientists discover ‘ozone hole’ over South Africa 7.
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OzoNews, Volume XIX, 15 February 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2018: Full Report Now Available 2. Study provides more evidence of the recovering Antarctic ozone hole 3. ASHRAE/UNEP Lower-GWP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Innovation Award 4. Women in science for ozone protection 5. Rwanda’s ambitious plan for clean and efficient cooling 6. Effects of climate change felt in Zimbabwe - MPs urged to take lead in finding solutions 7. Protecting the ozone: Jamaica’s refrigeration industry 8. Cutting HFCs and other SLCPs is a top sustainable business trend for 2019 - Report 9.
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OzoNews Volume XIX, 30 January 2019 issue
In this issue: 1. ASHRAE & UNEP-OzonAction launch new joint workplan promoting management of refrigerants in developing economies 2. Dumping of obsolete air conditioners undermines development and climate goals 3. Uncovering the Ozone Hole - Podcast 4. Gov't to get tough on HFC refrigerant violations (Japan) 5. Flammable Refrigerants Safety Guide - AIRAH 6. The Supreme Council for the Environment signs the institutional support agreement with the United Nations Environment Program (Bahrain) 7. Clean cooling technology in Jordan is a first for the Middle East 8.
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OzoNews, Vol XIX, 15 January 2019
In this issue: 1) World takes a stand against powerful greenhouse gases with implementation of Kigali Amendment, 2) Report of the eighty-second meeting of the Executive Committee, 3) Global agreement addressing ozone depletion will also bring large climate benefits, 4) Rwanda launches centre to measure global warming gases, 5) Morocco successfully launches satellite to study the ozone layer, 6) UNDP and WALTON join hands to save Ozone Layer (Bangladesh), 7) UNIDO, Italy support small manufacturers in Iran to comply wi
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OzoNews Volume XVIII - 15-30 December 2018 issue
In this issue: 1. Special End of Year Message, Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat, "The Kigali Amendment: A New Year’s resolution we cannot break" 2. Buildings and construction sector – Huge untapped potential for emission reductions 3. Ozone depletion increases Antarctic snowfall, partially mitigates ice sheet loss 4. How ice particles promote the formation of radicals 5. Mini Screw: the development of a high-CFM compact compressor for LGWP A1 low-pressure refrigerant 6. "The Dawn of a New Refrigeration Era - The Kigali Amendment for a Brighter Future" [...]  
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In this issue: 1. Emergence of ozone recovery evidenced by reduction in the occurrence of Antarctic ozone loss saturation 2. Advancing nationally determined contributions (NDCs) through climate-friendly refrigeration and air conditioning: Guidance for policymakers 3. Conclusions of the "Technical report on energy efficiency in HFC-free supermarket refrigeration" 4. NEW OzonAction smartphone application: Good Servicing: Flammable Refrigerants Quick Guide 5. NEW OzonAction smartphone application: Refrigerant Identifier Video Series ...
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In this issue: 1. Montreal Protocol closes annual meeting with new mandates, strengthened enforcement and momentum for climate action 2. Summary of the Thirtieth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol: 5-9 November 2018 3. Montreal Protocol assessment reveals healing ozone, untapped potential for climate action 4. Highlights Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018 5. Refrigerant Management Tools for Developing Countries UN Environment Programme OzonAction/ASHRAE Side Event 30th Meeting of the Parties, Quito, Ecuador...
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A fortnightly electronic news update on ozone and climate protection and the implementation of the Montreal Protocol brought to you by OzonAction.
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In this issue: 1. NEW OzonAction smartphone application: Good Servicing: Flammable Refrigerants Quick Guide 2. NEW OzonAction smartphone application: Refrigerant Identifier Video Series 3. National Ozone and Customs Officers in SADC region hold twinning workshop and Border Dialogues (South Africa) 4. South Asia and South-East Asia Ozone and Customs Officers strengthen import-export controls of Ozone Depleting Substances and for future controls under Kigali Amendment 5. Bhutan National Environment Commission confident to phase out ozone-depleting substance HCFCs by 2025 [...]
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In this issue: 1. Little-noticed treaty could help delay climate catastrophe 2. $45 Billion commercial refrigeration equipment market - Global forecast to 2023 3. Find out about 2018 World Ozone Day Country Activities 4. Germany supports Ghana to phase out outmoded air-conditioners 5. Pacific Islands cooperate on energy-efficient cooling under Kigali Amendment 6. South Asia and South East Asia newly trained ozone officers set to implement Montreal Protocol 7. Philippines never wavered in commitment to phase out ozone depleting chemicals 8.
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1. UN Secretary General message for the International Ozone Day 2018 2. UN Environment Executive director message for the International Ozone Day 2018 3. Let's carry on to achieve collectively our common goal: restoring the ozone layer 4. The International Ozone Commission, on the 31st anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, reports signs of healing of the ozone layer 5. Be cool and save the ozone layer 6. Africa needs to cool down – urgently [...]
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1. 49 countries signed the Kigali Amendment to date 2. Find out about World Ozone Day country activities 3. Coordinating finance for sustainable refrigeration and air conditioning 4. Recent Southern Ocean warming and freshening driven by greenhouse gas emissions and ozone depletion 5. A photovoltaic system powers the refrigeration systems of a fishing village in Morocco 6. Helping National Ozone Officers in the Pacific Islands successfully navigate through the Montreal Protocol [...]
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1. Let's carry on to achieve collectively our common goal: restoring the ozone layer 2. Women in the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Sector - Call for stories 3. How to make air conditioning more sustainable 4. The cost of cool 5. Development of geothermal heat pumps by using environment friendly refrigerants 6. Methyl-Substituted a-Cyclodextrin as Affinity Material for Storage, Separation, and Detection of Trichlorofluoromethane 7. Brunei technicians undergo RAC course 8. Air conditioner without refrigerant: This Filipina, [...]
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1. Women in the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Sector - Call for stories - Deadline extension to 6 September 2018 2. PODCAST: The Inside Story of How the World Closed the Hole in the Ozone Layer 3. How to prevent cooling from warming up the world 4. The 2018 Davy Medal is awarded to Professor John Pyle FRS 5. Rwanda’s new cool endeavour 6. First round of FY2018 natural refrigerant subsidy recipients announced in Japan 7. Portugal signs Kigali Amendment 8. Poland swamped by illegal refrigerant 9. Greece seeks urgent action over growth in F-Gas refrigerant smuggling [...]
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1. Women in the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Sector - Call for stories 2. Summary of the 40th Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: 9-14 July 2018 3. Parties to Montreal Protocol take up urgent response to CFC-11 emissions 4. 2nd International stakeholders workshop on the Refrigeration Servicing Sector, Paris, France, 16-17 July 2018 5. Cooling with less warming: Improving air conditioners in India 6. Joint statement of the 20th China-EU Summit, Beijing, 16 July 2018 [...]
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1. Women in the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Sector - Call for stories 2. Philippines Negros Occidental urged to lead reduction of HFCs use 3. Caribbean ozone officers network meet on Montreal Protocol implementation 4. ‘It takes a village to raise a good HVAC&R technician’ 5. Europe and Central Asia meeting of Montreal Protocol and refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) experts 6. Europe and Central Asia meeting of Montreal Protocol, Refrigerants literacy and real alternatives online courses 7. Facing the low GWP challenge [...]
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1. "Keep Cool and Carry On", Theme for World Ozone Day 2018 2. Kigali Amendment: Thirty eight parties to the Montreal protocol have ratified 3. Nobel Laureate Mario Molina, "together we can change our environment for the better" 4. How G-7 Leaders Can Push for Relief to Global Warming [Montreal Protocol] 5. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit 2018 6. The “Twinning workshop on energy-efficient and climate-friendly refrigeration and air conditioning” (Botswana) 7. South Africa targets HFC legislation 'within a year' [...]
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1. UN Environment statement on CFC emissions 2. An unexpected and persistent increase in global emissions of ozone-depleting CFC-11 3. All nations including US will ratify 2016 climate deal: UNEP 4. Air conditioning use emerges as one of the key drivers of global electricity-demand growth 5. The secret behind Mali's early Kigali ratification 6. Kigali enabling activities workshop for Latin America and Caribbean countries 7. Grenada stores promote natural refrigerants on refrigerator stickers [...]
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1. Is Earth’s ozone layer still at risk? 5 questions answered 2. Hydrochlorofluorocarbon market set explosive growth to 2025 3. Fast mitigation to save lives and the planet in Latin America and the Caribbean 4. USEPA to start new rule-making on HFCs 5. HVAC manufacturers optimistic about the future of the refrigeration market 6. Reclamation of R-22 weakens in 2017, resulting in refrigerant concern 7. Oman and Jordan share experience on training and certification in the refrigeration and air conditioning [...]

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