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Event recording | COP26 Online Event: Mitigation Potential of F-Gas Banks Management and Options for Market-based Approaches

11/2021 , Publication :

This side event was held as part of the IETA Business Hub during COP 26.

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[The slides can be found at the end of the page]

Environmentally friendly and energy-efficient cooling technologies with natural refrigerants are gaining ground: but as we move into the future, we must not forget the huge emissions stocks in our old cooling appliances. This virtual side event provided an overview on global F-Gas banks, potentials of banks management and options for market-based approaches.

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Time (UK time)



09:00 – 09:05

Introduction to the Event

Julia Schabel
(GIZ Proklima/Facilitator)

09:05 – 09:15

Official Welcome

Rachel Pekker
(German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety)

09:15 – 09:30

Global F-Gas Banks – Emission, forecasts and
challenges in taking mitigation action

Irene Papst


09:30 – 09:45

Options for market-based approaches

Daniela Lassmann
(Perspectives Climate Group)

09:45 09:55

Synthesis of the inputs

Philipp Munzinger
(GIZ Proklima)

09:55 – 10:30