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China OzonAction

The day was 16 September 1995. As Beijing’s sky was being lit with the  autumn morning sun, an inspiring event was unfolding place at Xidan Commercial area, Mr. Xie Zhenhua, then Administrator of NEPA and now Minister of SEPA, and Mr. Liu Yi, then the new Director of China’s Ozone Layer Protection unit, were standing ...
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Green Customs

Environmental crime is a big and increasingly lucrative business – a multi-billion dollar global enterprise. Local and international crime syndicates worldwide earn an estimated US$ 22-31 billion dollars annually from hazardous waste dumping, smuggling proscribed hazardous materials, and exploiting and trafficking protected natural resources. Illegal international trade in commodities such as ozone depleting substances (ODSs), ...

Natural Refrigeration – IIR Ammonia Conference

Importance of natural refrigerants in safeguarding climate system and ensuring the sustainable development. By Rajendra Shende, Head OzonAction Programme, UNEP DTIE Paris. Key note speech at the International Conference by IIR Ammonia refrigeration system, renewal and improvements May 6-8, 2005 Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia . I would like to sincerely thank IIR and particularly Faculty ...

HPC-IEA special issue

How to Manage Interlinkages: Two Protocols, One Atmosphere By Rajendra Shende, Chief Energy and OzonAction Unit UNEP DTIE, Paris Atmospheric science is complex and multidisciplinary in character. Its complexity comes from an already vast array of natural interconnectivity and is further aggravated by the extent of human interventions on natural atmospheric processes. To address the ...