United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has been trying hard, since its coming into force in 1994, to strike a global deal to bring down greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and mitigate climate change. 623 more words
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The ’70s were all about disco, big hair, gold chains and flares… you can smell the hairspray just thinking about it.
But while the hairstyles were getting bigger and badder, scientists were busy making a discovery that would put them on a collision course with this emerging fashion. 394 more words
The ozone hole reached its biggest extent for the year on 26 September, 2013. Photograph: NOAA
Dozens of mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals may be undermining the recovery of the giant ozone hole over Antarctica, researchers have revealed. 694 more words
“Four new man-made” gases that were banned under a 1987 U.N. treaty were detected by scientists, Reuters reports.
Johannes Laube, lead author of the treaty, told Rueters that since the… 93 more words