20 Dec '11, 1pm

#China launches US$265 million project to protect #ozone and combat #climatechange

#China launches US$265 million project to protect #ozone and combat #climatechange

China launches US$265 million project to protect ozone and combat climate change Tue, Dec 20, 2011 China is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of HCFCs in the world. &nbsp&nbsp | 中文 &nbsp The phaseout of HCFCs in China will help to protect ozone and combat climate change Shanghai, 19 December 2011 China's Ministry of Environmental Protection today launched the HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP), a US$270 million project to cut consumption of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) by 1 January 2015. Further Resources UNEP OzoneAction The HCFC-phaseout in China is impacting chemical production, foam, industrial and commercial refrigeration, air conditioners, refrigeration servicing and solvent sectors, whose total output amounts to billions of Renminbi and will involve tens of thousands of enterprises and millions of workers. At the launch, China's central governmental...

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