The Indian government recently took a leading role in global efforts to address climate change by proposing a hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) phase-down amendment to the Montreal

HFCs have been widely used chemicals as substitute to Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs). HFCs being non-ODSs are not controlled so far under the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

India made a formal proposal to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the super greenhouse gas, HFCs, used primarily as refrigerants and to make insulating foams.

A new report examines the options for assessment and review of Parties’ contributions to ensure they are aligned with mutually agreed goals and principles, ensure transparency, and raise ambition over time.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on emission of chlorofluorocarbon gases, 24/02/2015.

Delhi concedes one climate issue on Obama's agenda. The much-touted US-India bonhomie failed when it came to climate-change talks between the two countries.

NEW DELHI: India and the US on Sunday stressed enhancing bilateral cooperation to deal with climate change but did not have a China-like bilateral deal where both Washington and Beijing last Novemb

Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2014 is the quadrennial report of the Scientific Assessment Panel (SAP) of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

In 1987, the Montreal Protocol phased out the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), an ozone-depleting substance (ODS) used as coolants in refrigeration

Question raised in Lok Sabha on ban on Hydro Fluoro Carbons, 26/11/2014.