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Marshall Islands makes history again, becomes first nation to ratify Kigali Amendment

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The Nitijela (parliament) of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on Tuesday, February 28 2017 gave its approval for the low-lying atoll nation to become the first country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The move comes just four months after the Marshall Islands worked with the Federated States of ...

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Montreal Protocol: Vienna talks pave way for phasing down HFCs

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The Open-Ended Working Group of Parties will meet in Vienna, Austria, on 15 July 2016. On 22 and 23 July, nearly 40 ministers have committed to participate in the negotiations. Last year, Parties agreed to reach an agreement in 2016 on cutting down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are the fastest growing greenhouse gases in many countries. Used as replacements for ozone-depleting substances, HFCs are used in refrigeration, air conditioning, ...

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