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UNDP and the Ministry of Planning and Development partner to develop low-carbon Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) technologies

On November 28th 2018, the Ministry of Planning and Development (MOPD) organized a validation workshop for the joint initiative on “Energy Efficiency through the Development of Low-carbon RAC Technologies” in Trinidad and Tobago which is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). This was facilitated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which is the Implementing Agency for this project.

The depletion of the ozone layer is an example of a global problem that requires a global solution. As such, countries around the world came together to agree to phase out the gases that contribute to the destruction of the ozone layer under an agreement known as the Montreal Protocol. Trinidad and Tobago signed on to this agreement in August 1989. 

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