Due to opposition from developing countries, it is unlikely that proposals to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase out the consumption and production of hydroflourocarbons will pass during an upcoming Meeting of Parties to the agreement in Geneva. A joint proposal to phase out HFCs from the United States, Canada, and Mexico and a second proposal submitted by the Federated States of Micronesia will be discussed during the meeting, which begins November 12.
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