IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Regulatory :: Regulatory: Climate Change

European Parliament approves measures to ban F-gases

10:36 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.

Username:
Password:

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

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 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