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Video report: Minister inaugurates cooling systems

Jean Bakole

Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Mahmud Abubakar, commissioned low-pressure cooling machines in Lagos on September 22, 2020. The machines where then distributed to companies under the second stage of the Hydrofluorcarbon (HCFC) phase out plan. UNIDO Nigeria Country Representative, Mr Jean Bakole Supported by UNIDO, the event held at the UNIDO regional office in Lagos. It was organised by the ...

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


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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100 nations back speedy HFCs phase-down


Leaders from over 100 countries are calling for ambitious amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down HFCs, even as donors announce intent to provide $80 million of support The United States on Thursday hosted a gathering of countries in New York to provide a boost of momentum to the upcoming international negotiations to adopt an amendment to the Montreal ...

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High hopes for HFCs phasedown as Vienna talks close


Civil society organisations have welcome the progress made at the international negotiations for phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) which ended on a high at the weekend in Vienna, Austria, where countries reaffirmed their commitments and sent what looked like a strong signal that climate action is a priority following the signing of the Paris Agreement. An agreement to amend the Montreal ...

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