The Importance of Ambition in the 2016 HFC Phase-Down Agreement
Following the adoption of the Dubai Pathway on HFCs, Parties to the Montreal Protocol are set to negotiate and adopt an HFC amendment in 2016, the first major test of the Paris Climate Agreement and global commitment to "pursue efforts to limit the [average global] temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius." The level of climate ambition in the agreed HFC phase-down will be crucial in determining whether or not Montreal Protocol passes the test.
In preparation for the next installment of Montreal Protocol meetings, known as the Open Ended Working Group, set for July 2016 in Vienna, EIA has produced a briefing, The Importance of Ambition in the 2016 HFC Phase-Down Agreement. Download the full report here.