Can conversions catch up with CFC cuts?

Mahoney, Tom
March 1995
Refrigeration Service & Contracting;Mar95, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p38
Discusses the phaseout of the production of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) for use in the United States. Industrial applications of CFC; CFC introduction in the 1930s; Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning industry's reaction to the impending phaseout; Phaseout schedule of the Montreal Protocol; World consumption of CFCs and its impact on the use of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) during the transition period.


Related Articles

  • China ratifies CFC treaty.  // EPA Journal;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p5 

    Reports that China has ratified the 1987 Montreal Protocol which calls for the international phaseout of chlorofluorocarbons during a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on June 18-21, 1991.

  • ...As Japan seeks last-minute opt-out from ban. Hadfield, Peter // New Scientist;3/19/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1917, p6 

    Reports on Japan's request to be exempted from some of the rules of the Montreal Protocol to protect the ozone layer. Claim of absence of substitutes for CFC-115; Availability of substitutes from companies in France and the United States; Remarks of Greenpeace Japan's Yasuko Matsumoto.

  • When politics twists science. Lemonick, Michael D. // Audubon;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p110 

    Looks at efforts by House Majority Whip Tom Delay to push a bill which would force the United States to withdraw from the Montreal Protocol. Description of Montreal Protocol; Growth of international consensus on chlorofluorocarbons.

  • Meeting maps phaseout schedules.  // American School & University;Feb96, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p3 

    Reports that the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) phaseout schedules were reviewed by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol at a meeting in Vienna, Austria. Decision to retain production of HCFCs by developed countries; Reduction of the allowable quantity of HCFCs that...

  • The lessons of Montreal. French, Hilary F. // World Watch;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p2 

    Editorial. Looks at the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone layer, which is a landmark in international environmental diplomacy. Reference to chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs); Plan of diplomats to complete negotiations on the Kyoto Protocol to the climate change convention in...

  • Good-bye, CFCs; hello, tomorrow. Skaer, Mark P. // Engineered Systems;Dec95, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p6 

    Comments on the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) refrigerants. Phase-out; CFC policy of the Montreal Protocol; Concern on the effect of CFC and HCFC phaseout on refrigeration industry; Alternative options.

  • CFC process agents exempted. FOSTER, ANDREA // Chemical Week;12/9/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 47, p72 

    Discusses the agreement reached by signatories to the Montreal Protocol to allow use of ozone-depleting chemicals as inert solvents after 2001. Applications for process agents affected by the agreement; Other rules set by the agreement.

  • HCFC-22 production assured under protocol.  // Engineered Systems;Jan1996, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p10 

    Reports on the revision of the Montreal Protocol which assures that there will be ample supplies of HCFC-22 into the first three decades of the 21st century. Reduction in the production cap for HCFCs.

  • Saving the ozone layer: Mission not yet accomplished. Wilkins, Francis // Environmental Action;Winter96, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p6 

    Reports on the 1987 Montreal Protocol for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Ban of the production of chlorofluorocarbons; Contact information.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics