New Carbon Market Rules for Destroying Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Open the Door for Major Climate Benefits

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Washington, DC, February 2010 – Billions of tons of ozone-destroying and climate-warming chemicals currently contained in unwanted stockpiles and discarded equipment will leak into the atmosphere if not recovered and destroyed. But new rules on ozone-depleting substance destruction adopted by a carbon market offset registry, the Climate Action Reserve, could jumpstart new projects in both the U.S.

Small Island Nation Leads Push for Biggest Climate Opportunity of 2010

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C tipping point Geneva, Switzerland, June 2010 – For the fourth year in a row, the small island state of Micronesia (FSM) has taken the lead to combat climate change by fighting to phase down the production and use of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. Opportunities for progress under the climate negotiations this year are uncertain, but we know the ozone treaty is ready to deliver.

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G8 Recognizes Need to Act on Super Greenhouse Gases, Considers More Aggressive Stance on CO2

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Other non-CO2 emissions include black carbon aerosols, methane, and tropospheric ozone. Low-lying island states led by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Mauritius have proposed phasing down HFC production and consumption under the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. We hope this leadership will translate into support for FSM and Mauritius ’ proposal to phase down HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.” Washington, D.C.,

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