Agreement to cut potent greenhouse gases must be welcomed, but not at expense of efforts at UN climate talks to achieve binding carbon dioxide deal
Agreement will see the production of potent gases linked to global warming phased out by 2030
Environmental Investigation Agency says replacement chemicals are lined-up and bloc should not water down legislation to appease industry.
Chemical giant behind HFC replacement chemicals says progress through the Montreal Protocol could represent huge climate change action
Countries block HFCs phase-out at Montreal Protocol meeting in direct contradiction to the Rio+20 outcome document signed last month.