The interinstitutional agreement to phase out fluorinated gases (or F-gases) paves the way for Europe to become the world’s first HFC-free continent by 2050, setting an unprecedented environmental and climate standard on a global scale.
While the life expectancy has risen on average 2.2 years since 2013, some cities have seen far more drastic increases. Citizens living under the new “Beijing Blue,” are predicted to live 4 more years, while those 11 million in Baoding are predicted to gain 6 years.
Oil and gas wells, even abandoned ones, are a huge source of emissions. The regulation of methane from oil and gas operations will cut methane emissions by an estimated 41 million tons between 2023 and 2035.