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  • Fast-Action Climate Mitigation: A Focus on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

    Briefing on the benefits of reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and other short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as black carbon and methane. The briefing discussed efforts to reduce SLCPs through the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC), as well as the recent G-20 agreement to phase down HFCs.

    Fast-Action Climate Mitigation: A Focus on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants - Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 273 views
    Learn more and download slides at http://www.eesi.org/091613hfc
    Table of contents: http://youtu.be/LVntk_NEvEI?t=15s

    On the occasion of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Laye...
  • UNEP:

    Durwood Zaelke, President, IGSD, on the work of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition

    Durwood Zaelke, President, IGSD, on the work of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition - Duration: 5 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 138 views
    Durwood Zaelke, President, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, speaks on the work of the CCAC, and the role of IGSD as a partner of the coalition
  • Durwood Zaelke: Why I Care About Climate Change

    "If we don't find an efficient and fast way to start solving it, we will pay a price that we simply cannot afford."

    Durwood Zaelke, president and founder of the Institute of Governance & Sustainable Development, explains why he cares about climate change.

    The UN Climate Summit will take place on 23 September 2014 in New York.

    Durwood Zaelke: Why I Care About Climate Change - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 414 views
    United Nations - Durwood Zaelke, president and founder of the Institute of Governance & Sustainable Development, explains why he cares about climate change.

    "If we don't find an efficient and fast...
  • Former President Bill Clinton at Rio+C40 Cities Network - Duration: 40 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 94 views
    Former President Bill Clinton speaks about Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19 June 2012)
  • COP16: Black Carbon Expert V. Ramanathan Highlights Forgotten 50% of Climate Pollution - Duration: 3 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 479 views
    Dr. Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a scientist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, speaks about the other half of climate change - the non-carbon dioxid...
  • COP16: Nobel Laureate, Mario Molina, Highlights Forgotten 50% of Climate Pollution - Duration: 7 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 663 views
    Nobel Laureate, Dr. Mario Molina, speaks about the other half of climate change - the non-carbon dioxide climate warmers, which include black carbon soot, methane, tropospheric ozone, and HFCs. Tac...
  • COP16: UNEP and Micronesia Highlight Forgotten 50% of Climate Pollution - Duration: 7 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 228 views
    UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director and UN Under-Secretary General, Achim Steiner, speaks about the other half of climate change - the non-carbon dioxide climate warmers, which inclu...
  • Turning Down the Heat: Gender and Climate Change - Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 108 views
    The effects of climate change are already being felt around the world, and unfortunately the burden is falling on the most vulnerable - the women and children of developing countries. Now more tha...
  • Turning Down the Heat: The Montreal Protocol & HFCs - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 540 views
    The Montreal Protocol ozone treaty is arguably the most successful environmental treaty, having phased out 97% of almost 100 ozone-depleting chemicals over the past 20+ years. Because many of these...
  • Turning Down the Heat: The Forgotten 50% - Duration: 4 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 150 views
    Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world today, and while most attention has been focused on carbon dioxide, CO2 only makes up about half of global warming. The other half...
  • TVE Earth Report's "Perfectly Cool" - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 42 views
    Air conditioners damage the environment. One widely used coolant gas destroys the ozone layer. With booming sales of domestic A/Cs in the emerging economies the problem has grown in recent years, d...
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