5 November 2018

International Special Issue hails 'dawn of new refrigeration era'

The seventh edition of the International Special Issue global publication, edited by the Centro Studi Galileo, United Nations Environment and the International Institute of Refrigeration, is being officially launched at the 30th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP 30) on 5-9 November 2018 in Quito, Ecuador.

At the Chillventa Congress on 15 October 2018, presenting a preview of the International Special Issue with some of the authors.

Heads of States and government representatives of signatories of the global agreement on the phase-down of refrigerants dangerous to the ozone layer and the climate - the Kigali Amendment - will be present. 

This edition has set a milestone, counting over 20+ scientific papers and relevant submissions from all around the globe, achieving the highest number so far gathered in a single issue.

The issue addresses the current situation, challenges, opinions and possible solutions for the acr sector, with contributions from renowned associations and institutions such as UNEP, IIR, AREA, AHRI, ASHRAE, CAR, EPEE, ISHRAE, JRAIA, JSRAE, and relevant experts from Europe, Africa, Australia, and China.

The International Special Issue has now reached its 12th year of publication. The magazine is regularly distributed at UN meetings to all heads of state, association presidents and government representatives, providing a useful tool to legislate in the direction of greater environmental protection and the maintenance of those benefits that the acr sector provides to the world population. 

The UNEP-IIR-CSG latest international publication is available for free at Or, request your free hard copy by filling out this form:


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