Briefing Note on the Workshop on HFC Management

The Workshop on Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Management convened from 11-12 July 2014 in in Paris, France. The workshop was convened in response to discussions held at the twenty-fifth Meeting of the Parties (MOP 25) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The sessions addressed four topics related …

Earth Negotiations Bulletin: A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations

Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 12 Number 589 – Monday, 18 November 2013 WARSAW HIGHLIGHTS Saturday, 16 November 2013 The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the …

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA

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Revised UN Convention Seeks To Encourage Investment, Combat Corporate Tax Evasion

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