IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Regulatory :: Regulatory: Climate Change

European Parliament approves measures to ban F-gases

10:30 AM MDT | March 13, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft

The European Parliament has approved draft rules that would lead to a ban on the use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases in air-conditioners and refrigerators by 2020–2025. The rules had been agreed earlier with EU ministers. The objective is to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) greenhouse gases (GHG) by 79% by 2030, the parliament says. The new draft legislation is aimed at several fluorinated gases (F-gases) that are regarded as harmful to the environment. The F-gases can have an atmospheric warming effect that is up to 23,000 times...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa