Senate Ratifies Kigali Amendment To Reduce HFCs


On September 21, 2022, the Senate voted 69 to 27 to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. The Kigali Amendment is an international agreement to reduce gradually the consumption and production of HFCs, GHGs commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning. It is a legally binding agreement that has been ratified or accepted by 138 countries, now including the United States. The phase-out of HFCs is expected to avoid a half a degree Celsius of global warming between now and 2100.

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JDSupra, 21-10-22