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  • Learn about The Alliance for CO2 Solutions, its activities and "The Cool War"


  • Discover why the natural refrigerant CO2 is the best solution for car air conditioning


  • Find out how CO2 Technology can save millions of tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions


  • Access key documents and latest news on CO2 car air conditioning


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12/6/2009 - Climate Change Corp article: "HFCs: Ozone-saving gas targeted for climate effect" +++ 27/4/2009 - The Guardian: "EU sets car-makers new deadline for greener air conditioning" +++ 20/4/2009 - Reuters: "EU closes climate loophole for car air conditioners" +++ 8/4/2009 - DUH: "Auto industry boycotts transition towards natural refrigerants in MAC" +++ 8/12/2008 - DUH: "German environmental protection NGO warns against fire hazards..." +++ 31/10/2008 - FOCUS Online: "Streit um Kältemittel geht weiter" +++ 31/10/2008 - DUH: "Honeywell droht Umwelthilfe mit Schadenersatzklage wegen Veröffentlichung negativer Testergebnisse des chemischen Kältemittels 1234yf" +++ 23/10/2008 - Deutschland Radio (MP3): "Streit um Kältemittel in Pkw-Klimaanlagen" +++ 23/10/2008 - FOCUS Online: "Umwelthilfe befürchtet Wortbruch der Autoindustrie" +++ 22/10/2008 - Auto Motor Sport: "Brennbares Kältemittel für Klimaanlagen" +++ 21/10/2008 - DUH: "Deutsche Automobilindustrie arbeitete trotz gegenteiliger Zusage an chemischem Kältemittel" +++ 20/10/2008 - VDA: "German automotive manufacturers also lead in CO2-friendly refrigerants for air-conditioning" +++ 24/09/2008 - German Federal Environment Agency: "Mobile air conditioning units with carbon dioxide are climate-friendly and efficient" +++ 01/09/2008 - DUH: "Deutsche Umwelthilfe fordert von Autoherstellern CO2-Klimaanlagen ab 2011" +++ 13/06/2008 - Greenpeace: "Greenpeace condemns EPA’s Decision to Defer the CO2 Final Rule for MACs" +++ 12/06/2008 - Deutsche Umwelthilfe: "Deutsche Umwelthilfe wirft Autoindustrie „Tricksereien gegen die Umwelt“ bei Pkw-Klimaanlagen vor" +++ 09/06/2008 - German Federal Environment Agency: "Natural refrigerant for mobile air conditioning systems" +++ 05/06/2008 - Greenpeace: "Choosing the right refrigerant for the environment in line with EU MAC Directive requirements" +++ 04/06/2008 - The Alliance for CO2 Solutions: "Time is up for choice of sustainable refrigerant in cars" +++ 02/06/2008 - R744.com: "R134a / HFO-1234yf: Unknown environment damage from herbicides" +++ 27/05/2008 - The Coca-Cola Company: "The Virtuous Cycle: Kick-Starting a Climate-Friendly Future" +++ 11/02/2008 - HTSN: "Flammability of refrigerant/oil gases/mists evaluated" +++ 08/02/2008 - R744.com: "Flammability of refrigerants and oil evaluated" +++ 04/12/2007 - The Alliance for CO2 Solutions: Letter to the Editor - New York Times +++ 02/12/2007 - The New York Times: "Greenhouse Villain Could Be a White Knight After All" +++ 26/11/2007 - The Alliance for CO2 Solutions - Press Release, "DuPont's latest chemical is flammable, potentially toxic & less efficient" +++ 17/11/2007 - Associated Press: "AP-Interview - Klimaexperte hält neue CO2-Kfz-Steuer für unzureichend" +++ 29/10/2007 - Press Release Sanyo: "SANYO Supports Coca-Cola Beijing Olympic Plans with New Generation Refrigeration Cassette Units Compatible with Beverage Coolers" +++ 28/10/2007 - DBU: "Köhler: Award Winners promote a new industrial revolution encompassing the whole world" +++ 26/10/2007 - HTSN: "Toyota Industries to accelerate CO2 compressors development" +++ 04/10/2007 - Press Release DUH: "Ford torpediert umweltfreundliche Klimaanlagen" +++ 17/09/2007 - Press Release Modine: "Modine Leads Introduction of Environmentally Friendly Vehicle Air Conditioning Systems Using Carbon Dioxide" +++ 11/09/2007 - Press Release ixetic: "IAA: ixetic introduces the first production-ready CO2 compressor for air-conditioners" +++ 07/09/2007 - Press Release Visteon, "Visteon spearheads R744 - CO2-climate technology with improved system performance" +++ 06/09/2007 - Spiegel-Online.de, "Deutsche Hersteller verbannen klimaschädliches Kühlmittel" +++ 06/09/2007 - Handelsblatt.de "Klima-Killer verschwindet aus Auto-Klimaanlagen" +++ 06/09/2007 - The Alliance for CO2 Solutions - Press Release, "Pressure on car manufacturers as Germans confirms CO2 choice" +++ 06/09/2007 - Press Release VDA, "Breakthrough in air-conditioning technology - German vehicle manufacturers choose natural refrigerant for air-conditioning" +++ 05/09/2007 - Automotive News Europe, "BMW picks CO2 air conditioning" +++ 27/08/2007 - Automotive News, "Heat is on industry to make auto AC climate-friendly" +++ 14/08/2007 - ENDS Europe Report, "Do chemical blends have a future in mobile air conditioning?" +++ 07/08/2007 - Auto Industry UK, "German manufacturers 'back CO2 to replace HFC-134a'" +++ 03/08/2007 - Automobilindustrie.de, "Keine neuen chemischen Kältemittel" +++ 02/08/2007 - ENDS Europe Daily, "German car firms "opt for CO2 aircon substitute"" +++ 31/07/2007 - International Herald Tribune, "German auto industry to drop research on environmentally harmful cooling agents" +++ 30/07/2007 - The Alliance for CO2 Solutions - Press Release, "German carmakers choose CO2!" +++ 27/07/2007 - Autoindustry.co.uk, "Green lobby urges faster change to CO2 for aircon systems" +++ 26/07/2007 - European Voice, "A cooler way to cool down" +++ 26/07/2007 - Transport & Environment, "Aircon systems calculated in fuel consumption" +++ 26/07/2007 - Deutschlandfunk, "Erfrischend, aber nicht klimafreundlich" +++ 16/07/2007 - taz.de, "Heißes Gefecht um kühle Karren" +++ 13/07/2007 - Deutsche Umwelthilfe, "Automobilindustrie vor Richtungsentscheidung für oder gegen umweltfreundliche Auto-Klimaanlagen" +++ 13/07/2007 - European Voice, "Cooling down the planet... with CO2" +++ 11/07/2007 - Dagbladet, ""Vil avkjøle kloden med CO2" +++ 26/06/2007 - Euractiv.com, "Battle heats up for climate-friendly car air-conditioning" +++ 18/06/2007 - Forbes.com, "Carmakers Urged To Opt For The Sustainable Solution In 'The Cool War'" +++ 18/06/2007 - WELT ONLINE, "Tiefkühlkost soll nicht länger Klimakiller sein" +++ 12/06/2007 - The Alliance for CO2Solutions - Press Release, "Carmakers Urged To Opt For The Sustainable Solution In 'The Cool War'" +++ 25/05/2007 - Handelsblatt.de, "CO2 - gut für Klimaanlagen" +++ 14/05/2007 - Süddeutsche.de, "Die Klimaanlage als Klimakiller" +++ 09/05/2007 - Autoreporter.net "Dreckschleuder Klimaanlage: Umweltbundesamt fordert Umrüstung" +++ 30/04/2007 - Spiegel Online, "CO2-Klimaanlagen für mehr Umweltschutz" +++ 30/04/2007 - Stuttgarter Zeitung, "Autoklima im Wandel - Neue Kältemittel im Einsatz" +++ 20/04/2007 - Netzeitung.de, "Klimaanlagen sollen umweltfreundlicher werden" +++ N24, "Klimaanlagen sollen umweltfreundlicher werden" +++ 02/04/2007 - BRD-info.net, "Ein "Marshallplan" für die deutsche Autoindustrie" +++ 15/03/2007 - Phoenix, Discussion Forum: "Mit Vollgas in den Klimaschutz" (Video Live Stream)
 
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