Stage 2 HPMPs: Must Maximize Climate and Energy Benefits
At its 53rd and 54th meetings, the Executive Committee (ExCom) decided that all HPMPs should capture the spirit of decision XIX/6 and address the benefits for the climate when looking at alternatives1. A vast majority of stage I HPMPs took into account decision XIX/6 and transitioned from HCFCs to climate-friendly substitutes and technologies. The 25% incentive for transitions to low-GWP alternatives included in the Stage I Funding Guidelines was key to many of these transitions but not enough to prevent some transitions to HFCs.
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