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Montreal Protocol has 30 year anniversary

by Katelynn Fleming

September 16, 2017 was World Ozone Day, and also marked the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, one of the most important and successful environmental protection laws in existence. 404 more words


Sunday Science 17/09/17

Another “proper” post will be coming soon, but in the meantime, here’s my Sunday Science links. You’ll have noticed by now that when I say “science” in this context I mean everything even tangentially related to it. 485 more words


World Ozone Day

Today (16:09:2017) is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

As we celebrate the World Ozone Day today, it’s good to refresh our memories on the importance of the ozone layers in our atmosphere. 220 more words


After 30 years of the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is gradually healing

Clouds over Australia’s Davis Research Station, containing ice particles that activate ozone-depleting chemicals, triggering the annual ozone hole.
Barry Becker/BOM/AAD, Author provided

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What have we accomplished as a human race?

“The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What’s left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.” – Bertolt Brecht.

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Ozone treaty taking a bite out of US greenhouse gas emissions

Public Release: 14-Aug-2017

American Geophysical Union

From Eurekalert

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Montreal Protocol, the international treaty adopted to restore Earth’s protective ozone layer in 1989, has significantly reduced emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals from the United States. 1,095 more words


Now That Trump Has Defeated Paris, He’s Taking on Montreal!

Poste invité par David Middleton Sacré bleu ! Trump Budget Attacks Montreal Protocol, Reagan’s Crown Jewel May 24, 2017 David Doniger The Trump FY18 budget proposal slashes funding to support compliance with the Montreal Protocol, Ronald Reagan’s treaty to save the ozone layer.

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