Worth an article : My September 2013 tweets

It is that time of the month again : here is my selection of the most interesting and note-worthy news of September in the climate, energy and sustainability spheres. Each of them could have been the subject of an article. Given this selection I believe it is safe to say we are reaching tipping points… Continue reading Worth an article : My September 2013 tweets

Hydrofluorocarbons could be phased out soon

According to the White House website : “ the United States and China will work together and with other countries to use the expertise and institutions of the Montreal Protocol to phase down the consumption and production of hydrofluorocarbons “ Now that’s some good news are HFCs are very potent greenhouse gases. As Bloomberg noted… Continue reading Hydrofluorocarbons could be phased out soon

HFCs rising use could accelerate global warming

To CleanTechies : ” The increased use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the production of refrigerators, air conditioners, and other products could play a significant role in accelerating global warming “ The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) study notes that the projected emissions of HFCs by 2050 could equal nine billion tons of carbon dioxide —… Continue reading HFCs rising use could accelerate global warming