Agreement on a major step forward to reduce HFC emissions in the lead-up to Paris

Australia has played a key role in achieving major progress towards the global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). I am delighted that there has been a strong commitment to work towards an HFC phase-down agreement under the Montreal Protocol in 2016. This week’s international meeting in Dubai agreed that HFCs should be controlled and phased down.…