Ozone and Climate

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25 years of the Montreal Protocol

  This publication is intended to give a snapshot of the work carried out by UNDP to support the implementation of the Montreal Protocol and features some prominent examples of UNDP support at the country level from 2001 till July 2012. The human development impacts are many and UNDP has beenmore

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Brazil: Early Retirement for Refrigerators & ODS Banks Management

This country case study presents progress on a pilot project established by UNDP to promote a successful phase out of the production and consumption of CFCs in Brazil. UNDP developed a project that will help address Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) destruction in Brazil and thereby contribute to amore

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Demonstrating HCFC Alternatives under Local Conditions: update from UNDP

With the funding from the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol, UNDP is implementing a number of demonstration projects to assess the viability of alternatives to hydrochlorofluorocarbons that minimize negative environmental impacts, in particular impacts on climate,more

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FACT SHEET No. 33: Ozone-Friendly Pure Ceylon Tea: Grown Free from Methyl Bromide

The purpose of this factsheet is to help National Ozone Units (NOUs) of governments worldwide and other readers learn from the experience of Sri Lanka in phasing out the use of methyl bromide in the tea-growing sector. The phase out of MB in tea industry in Sri Lanka is also an example of phase outmore

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Facility for Additional Income: UNDP Inputs on Carbon Markets

This issue brief highlights the role of carbon markets as a financing source for the Facility for Additional Income. This brief explores the global carbon markets as a source of co-financing for climate benefits of the work under the Montreal Protocol and the necessary steps to successfully achievemore

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Ghana: Integrated Plan for Energy Efficiency, Climate Mitigation, ODS

This country case study provides an overview of the Integrated Plan for Energy Efficiency, Climate Mitigation and ODS Reduction for the Refrigeration Sector in Ghana. The Plan looks at the sector holistically and provides an opportunity for UNDP to work closely with partners in Ghana to bringmore

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HCFC alternatives in RAC (Portuguese)

This publication is a compilation of technical papers presented during the seminars "Dissemination of the Use of Alternative Fluids Systems Refrigeration & Air Conditioning" organized in Brazil by the Ministry of Environment and UNDP. more

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Low-carbon alternatives for blowing agents in foam sector

UNDP has been at the forefront of technology demonstration projects to replace ozone-depleting substances since 1992 and has been implementing demonstration projects in all regions and all sectors. UNDP is assessing relatively new technological developments that have not or scarcely been usedmore

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Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer: 20 Years Success

2007 marks the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer - the international treaty that aims to protect the ozone layer. The publication focuses on UNDP's contribution to the Montreal Protocol process and highlights its ongoing commitment to the importantmore

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Phasing Out ODS: Protecting the Ozone Layer & Safeguarding the Global Climate

This booklet illustrates the impact of the work to implement the Montreal Protocol on climate change mitigation. Activities undertaken in support of the Montreal Protocol have resulted in greenhouse gas reductions equivalent to several billion tonnes of CO2. The booklet also describes UNDPmore