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UNEP OzonAction and GFCCC launch Cold Chain Database and Modelling initiative

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By United Nations Environment Programme | OzonAction

The initiative marks the first formal step to assist developing countries in identifying their cold chain baseline along with their consumption of relevant HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons) or HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons), or other refrigerants. Read More »UNEP OzonAction and GFCCC launch Cold Chain Database and Modelling initiative

In order to meet global sustainability goals, commitments need to urgently be translated into policies and actions as extreme climate conditions have become the ‘new normal’. Photo by Unsplash | United States Geological Survey

Climate science has been identified key in protecting people and the planet

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In July this year, representatives from 195 countries gathered at the 54th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to review the world’s most comprehensive assessment of our climate – the Sixth Assessment Report. IPCC reports have historically underpinned global climate action and influenced the decisions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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EPEE calls for more ambitious cooling efficiency targets

The European Partnership for Energy & the Environment (EPEE) has welcomed the increased headline targets in the European Commission’s ‘Fit for 55’ legislative package published, but calls for more ambitious policies on heating and cooling efficiency.

The European Commission’s package of proposals are designed to make the EU’s climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. Read More »EPEE calls for more ambitious cooling efficiency targets

Left: Christian Wehrle, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of BITZER and right: Rainer Große-Kracht, CTO and Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of BITZER. Photo by Bitzer

Supervisory Board appoints Christian Wehrle as Bitzer CEO

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The Supervisory Board of BITZER SE has appointed Christian Wehrle, long-standing member of the executive board and chief operations officer, as chairman of the executive board with immediate effect. At the same time Rainer Große-Kracht, member of the executive board and chief technology officer, was appointed vice chairman of the executive board.Read More »Supervisory Board appoints Christian Wehrle as Bitzer CEO