The preparatory segment of the Montreal Protocol MOP 30 convened for its second day on Tuesday, 6 November 2018, in Quito, Ecuador.
In the morning, delegates addressed linkages between hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in transitioning to low global warming potential (GWP) alternatives, and issues related to energy efficiency while phasing down HFCs.
In the afternoon, delegates discussed:
Proposed adjustments to the Montreal Protocol on HCFCs for non-Article 5 parties;
Unexpected emissions of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11); and
Issue raised by the United Arab Emirates regarding eligibility for financial and technical assistance.
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