OzoNews Volume XIX - 15 November 2019

United Nations Environment Programme (2019-11-15)

In this issue: 1. Kigali Amendment latest ratifications 2. Countries commit to protect the ozone layer and climate under the Montreal Protocol 3. Summary and Analysis of the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 31) 4-8 November 2019 | Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Rome, Italy 4. Rome Declaration on the contribution of the Montreal Protocol to food loss reduction through sustainable cold chain development 5. UNEP OzonAction fosters ties with global HVAC&R associations in the margins of MOP-31 6. ASHRAE, UNEP Announce Lower GWP Award Selections 7. Spotlight on the vital work carried out by the Assessment Panels 8. Collaboration and fast action key to accelerate transition to efficient cooling 9. Pope: Montreal Protocol to protect ozone layer is a “model of international cooperation” 10. Sound ODS/HFC waste management and disposal 11. Chilling prospects: Tracking sustainable cooling for all 2019 12. Search, reuse and destroy: initiating global discussion to act on a 100 billion ton climate problem 13. Launching of 5th edition of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Montreal Protocol Award for Customs and Enforcement Officers for 2019-2020