International Agreements for Refrigerants

Montreal Protocol

This landmark international treaty to protect the stratospheric ozone layer has been signed by 191 countries who have agreed to phase out the production and consumption of ozone depleting chemicals.

Paris Agreement

At the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. The agreement sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming. Terms of the agreement will go into effect in 2020.