OzonAction

Division of Technology, Industry and Economics

Beijing 2012 - 2nd Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow and Industry Roundtable

Date: 11 - 13 April 2012
Place: New China International Exhibition Center, Beijing

To strengthen the outputs of the well-received 2011 Maldives Roadshow and Roundtable, and to bring the latest greener technology information to the industry participating in the CRH 2012 (China 2012 - 23rd International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage) event, UNEP and CRAA (China Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association) are jointly organizing the 2012 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow as part of CRH 2012.

The roadshow this year includes a one-day industry roundtable discussing all practical issues surrounding refrigeration / air-conditioning technology selection that will benefit both the ozone layer and climate.

Roadshow Concept Note: English | Chinese

Roadshow Flyer: English | Chinese

Roadshow Exhibitor list

Infomation Note (4 April 2012): Cool Choices: Ozone2Climate technologies to be showcased at Asia's largest refrigration trade fair

Infomation Note (11 April 2012): Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Opens in Beijing

UNEP Press Release (12 April 2012): Overcoming Barriers to Promote Ozone-friendly Technologies

Industry Roundtable - 12 April 2012, Meeting Hall W-201 NCIEC

Click on the presentation title to download the presentation in pdf. The presentations are posted progressively.

Opening

  • Welcome by CRAA
  • Message: Dr. Young-Woo Park,Regional Director, UNEP
  • Opening Statement: Mr. Xiao Xuezhi, FECO/MEP

Session I: Policy Track
Moderated by Mr. Xiao Xuezhi, FECO

Session-II: Challenges and Barriers of Alternative Selection- An Industry Perspective
Moderated by Mr. Satoshi Sadatani, METI

Session-III: Technology Track
Moderated by Mr. John Thomson, USDOS

Session-IV: Way Forward
Moderated by Mr. Saurabh Kumar, UNEP OzonAction

Publications

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UNEP Guide for National Ozone Officers

A key factor contributing to the remarkable success of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is the ‘country-driven approach’ promoted by the Executive Committee of the Protocol's Multilateral Fund (MLF). This approach places National Ozone Units at the centre of the action to protect the ozone layer...

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OzonAction Special Issue A Healthy Atmosphere: the Future We Want

As stated by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, “Extraordinary challenges require extraordinary responses. A generation ago, the world’s nations came together quickly and resolutely to protect the endangered Ozone Layer, initiating an inter-governmental process that blazed new trails.”

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HCFC Policy & Legislative Options A Guide for Developing Countries

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Guidance on the Process for Selecting Alternatives to HCFC in Foams Sourcebook on technology options for safeguarding the ozone layer and the global climate system

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Alternatives to HCFCs in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Sector Practical Guidelines and Case Studies for Equipment Retrofits and Replacement

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OzonAction Communication Strategy For Global Compliance with the Montreal Protocol 2010

This 2010-2020 Communication Strategy will help the OzonAction Programme to take global compliance with the Montreal Protocol (MP) to the next level. The benefits of strong, early action on ozone layer protection outweigh the costs!

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Vital Ozone Graphics 2.0 Climate Link Resource kit for journalists

This 2010-2020 Communication Strategy will help the OzonAction Programme to take global compliance with the Montreal Protocol (MP) to the next level. The benefits of strong, early action on ozone layer protection outweigh the costs!

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Ozzy & Zoe go around the World An Implementation Manual for the Ozzy Ozone Campaign

While the Montreal Protocol has been a clear success due to the accelerated phase out objectives for Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) already achieved, we believe it can be enhanced. Several actions targeted for governments and civil society stakeholders, including children and youth awareness and educational activities, could improve the effectiveness of the international agreement and its national implementation and provide additional protection for the stratospheric ozone and climate.

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