Kigali Amendment

In October 2016 the Kigali Amendment was adopted by all Parties to the Montreal Protocol.  The Kigali Amendment brings the future production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the control of the Protocol and will make a major contribution towards the fight against climate change.    Control of HFC production and consumption will add to the climate benefits already achieved by the Montreal Protocol through the phase‑out of ozone depleting substances (ODS) including CFCs and HCFCs.

Gluckman Consulting assisted the OzonAction team of UN Environment produce a set of Fact Sheets that summarise key aspects of the Kigali Amendment.  The Fact Sheets are aimed at policy makers and industry stakeholders and are intended to help support the successful implementation of a global phase-down of HFC production and consumption.  The 14 Kigali Fact Sheets can be accessed and downloaded via the links below.

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Fact Sheet 1: Introduction to the Kigali Amendment

Fact Sheet 2: Current Use of HCFCs and HFCs

Fact Sheet 3: GWP, CO2(e) and the Basket of HFCs

Fact Sheet 4: Low GWP Fluids and Technologies

Fact Sheet 5: HFC Baselines and Phase-down Timetable

Fact Sheet 6: Next Steps: HFC Phase-Down Strategy

Fact Sheet 7: Next Steps: Legislation and Administration Systems

Fact Sheet 8: Next Steps: Stakeholder Engagement

Fact Sheet 9: Technical Issues: High Ambient Temperature

Fact Sheet 10: Technical Issues: Flammability

Fact Sheet 11: Barriers to Successful Implementation

Fact Sheet 12: Interactions with Other Policy Measures

Fact Sheet 13: Benefits of Rapid Action

Fact Sheet 14: Glossary of terms and further sources / references