Greenhouse Emission Reduction
Using the recently released Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) report, Maximizing Climate Benefits from Ozone Protection, as a guide the Montreal Protocol will be making decisions to begin phasing out production and use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Thanks in large part to San Francisco taxi driver, Paul Gillespie, as of March of this year 55% of the city's taxi fleet is either hybrid or powered by natural gas.
Gillespie joined the then newly formed San Francisco Taxi Commission, 13 years ago. The only driver on the board, his first recommendation was to add clean taxis to the Board's agenda.