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Benefits of 2015 HFC Amendment

Benefits of Addressing HFCs under the Montreal Protocol
October 2015

The United States, Canada, and Mexico have proposed an amendment to the Montreal Protocol
to phase down production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and control
byproduct emissions. The proposal includes binding reduction targets for all countries, and
provides access to financial support and extended phasedown time to developing countries. The
proposal builds on the success of the Montreal Protocol, relies on the strength of its institutions,
and realizes climate benefits in both the near and long-term.

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