The European Union’s regulator proposed today tighter rules to cut fluorinated greenhouse gases in order to put the bloc on track to reach its long-term pollution-reduction targets.
The European Commission’s proposal to revise the existing regulation on so-called F-gases aims to cut their emissions by two-thirds by 2030 from the current level. It also seeks to prohibit their use in equipment including household refrigerators to spur the development of more climate-friendly alternatives.
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