About: Andrea Voigt

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Energy 18-07-2013

EPEE High Level Conference on Energy and Climate

On 19 June, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), held its Annual General Meeting in Brussels.
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Climate change 08-07-2013

EPEE’s Andrea Voigt ‘disappointed’ over EP vote on F-gases ban

EPEE's director general Andrea Voigt expressed her concern on Wednesday over the European Parliament's decision to back a sweeping ban on the use in refrigerators and air conditioners of fluorinated gases. The so called F-gases are greenhouse gases that are many thousands of times more damaging than carbon dioxide in warming up the earth's atmosphere.
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Climate change 20-06-2013

EPEE’s Andrea Voigt ‘disappointed’ over EP vote on F-gases ban

European Partnership for Energy and the Environment Director general Andrea Voigt expressed her concern on Wednesday after the European Parliament's Environment Committee backed a sweeping ban on the use in refrigerators and air conditioners of fluorinated gases. The so-called F-gases are greenhouse gases that are many thousands of times more damaging than carbon dioxide in warming up the earth's atmosphere - 
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Energy 13-06-2013

F-Gases: Yes to a phase-down, No to bans

On the 19th of June, the ENVI committee votes on new F-Gas Rules. Your vote is important because the decision of the European Parliament is vital for a sensible policy on F-Gases until 2030. You might not know it, but F-Gases are essential ingredients to ensure health, safety and comfort in our modern day live. They are used as refrigerants in supermarkets to keep our food fresh and healthy, in heat pumps to heat our homes, in cold stores and lorries, in hospitals and many more …
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Climate change 09-03-2012

F-Gases – What Role in Climate Change

Although Fluorinated gases (also known as HFCs of F-gases) only contribute to approximately 2% of greenhouse gases, forecasts show that the figure could increase to as much as 19% worldwide by 2050. The Commission's proposal for the revision of certain fluorinated greenhouse gases, due for June 2012, aims at clarifying and strengthening the current framework in order to contribute to current and future climate change goals.