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Green Coo­ling Sum­mit 2021: Ger­ma­ny opts for a ra­pid HFC pha­se-down

11.05.2021 , News :

International online conference on political and technical approaches to manage the HFC phase-down under the Kigali Amendment with natural refrigerants

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The German Environment Agency (UBA (opens in a new window)), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ (opens in a new window)) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU (opens in a new window)) will jointly host a fully virtual conference from May 25 – 27. The 'Green Cooling Summit' addresses how the phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) according to the Kigali Amendment of the Montreal Protocol can best be implemented and accelerated politically and technically through the use of natural refrigerants and improved energy efficiency.

Watch the video below: The German Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze, the President of the German Environment Agency Dirk Messner and GIZ Chair of the Management Board Tanja Gönner cordially invite you to participate and to jointly advance Green Cooling worldwide!

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Why to participate

Participants shall be encouraged to perceive the requirements of the Kigali Amendment as an opportunity to make an active contribution to climate protection at an early stage. The insights and best practices presented at this conference will provide a solid basis for a critical rethink of current cooling practices.

Green Cooling Summit 2021 Infobox

25 - 27 May 2021
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We cordially invite you to participate: From country representatives involved in the implementation of the Kigali Amendment, to refrigeration and air conditioning manufacturers, to international organisations and associations, and to end users interested in future-proof refrigeration and air conditioning solutions using natural refrigerants.

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