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    Workstream | HFC
    Ongoing
    HFCs have a wide range of uses, including in foams, refrigeration, and aerosols, and manufacturers tend to use well-known existing technology solutions that currently are not as climate-friendly as...
    Workstream | SNAP
    Ongoing
    While many countries recognize the value of addressing short-lived climate pollutants and taking an integrated approach to climate and air quality planning, they often lack capacity within the...
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    While reducing and diverting waste addresses many landfill challenges, these practices do not prevent landfills from generating methane , a greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than carbon dioxide (...
    Landfill methane gas capture
    Workstream | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    Poor manure management practices are common on much of the world’s farms, as farmers lack awareness about the value of livestock manure as a fertilizer and fuel. Manure is often disposed of in piles...
    Manure management
    Workstream | SNAP
    Ongoing
    The major health, climate, crop yield and ecosystem benefits of short-lived climate pollutant mitigation that have been identified in global assessments will only be achieved through widespread and...
    Workstream | Oil and Gas
    Ongoing
    The Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) and European Commission are working together on a series of peer-reviewed...
    Oil & gas methane study
    Workstream | Oil and Gas
    Ongoing
    Methane emissions from upstream oil and gas operations account for about 3% of total global greenhouse gas emissions (with 100-year global warming potential factors). As with other short-lived...
    Oil and gas operations in Colombia
    Workstream | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    Farmers in many parts of the world set fire to cultivated fields to clear stubble, weeds and waste before sowing a new crop. While this practice may be fast and economical, it is highly unsustainable...
    Open agricultural burning
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    In communities with inadequate waste management systems, waste might be deliberately burned to free up space at dumpsites, to facilitate scavenging of non-combustible materials (such as metals) for...
    Open waste burning
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    Approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. In cities, food often makes up the majority of waste that ends up in landfills, where it gradually decomposes and...
    Food waste

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