The importance of phasing down hydrofluorocarbons and other short-lived climate pollutants

  title={The importance of phasing down hydrofluorocarbons and other short-lived climate pollutants},
  author={Durwood Zaelke and Nathan Borgford-Parnell},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences},
While negotiations continue for a United Nations (UN) Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) by December 2015 to take effect in 2020, a parallel effort to achieve fast climate mitigation is needed under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Montreal Protocol) to slow current impacts and reduce risks of passing tipping points that trigger self-amplifying feedback mechanisms that accelerate warming. Fast reductions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs… Expand

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