Montreal Protocol links efforts on climate change, ozone depletion

December 1998
Chemical Market Reporter;12/07/98, Vol. 254 Issue 23, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the establishment of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in an attempt to protect the ozone layer and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases linked to climate change. Agreement of signatory countries to coordinate efforts to reverse the destruction of the earth's protective ozone layer; Assistance of developing countries to phase out ozone-depleting substances.


Related Articles

  • Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (1985).  // Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (1985);8/1/2017, p1 

    Presents the text of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, ratified September 22, 1988. Reasons for the Convention; Obligations agreed upon by parties of the Convention; Goals for continued research on the ozone layer; Measures for the continued establishment of the...

  • Help save the ozone layer and win $30 million.  // Current Health 2;Dec92, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p25 

    Reports that 23 American utility companies are offering a $30 million prize to the manufacturer who can design a refrigerator that will not use chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and will also run on less electricity than today's models. CFCs and the ozone layer; The sun's ultraviolet rays; Super...

  • A cool $30 million offered to help plug hole in ozone layer.  // Current Health 1;Dec92, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p2 

    Reports that 23 American electric companies are offering $30 million to the manufacturer that can make a refrigerator that will not use chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and will also use less electricity than today's models. CFC's destruction of the ozone layer; Sun's ultraviolet rays.

  • Ozone alert.  // Current Events;2/17/92, Vol. 91 Issue 19, p3 

    Warns that scientists are urging nations to move more quickly to phase out the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) since a NASA satellite found a huge depletion in the Earth's ozone shield over populated areas of northern New England and eastern Canada. May cause skin cancer increase.

  • Loopholes threaten progress on ozone. Hair, Jay R. // International Wildlife;Nov92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p26 

    Opinion. Argues that loopholes in the Montreal Protocol, first signed in 1987, could threaten the effectiveness of measures to combat the growing ozone hole. Calls for the United States to close the loopholes and provide farsighted global leadership.

  • Welcome back ozone!  // Odyssey;Nov96, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p7 

    Cites the announcement made by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that the ozone depletion is rapidly decreasing. Effectiveness of the Montreal Protocol banning the use chlorofluorocarbons.

  • No airhead. Sharpe, Patricia // Texas Monthly;Mar93, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p78 

    Examines Forrest M. Mims III winning battle against the National Aeronautics and Space Administration over the ozone measurements. Measurements recorded at Total Ozone Portable Spectrometer (TOPS); Nimbus-7's off measurements; Plans for a network of volunteer ozone rangers.

  • Speedier phase-out of ozone-harming chemicals.  // United Nations Chronicle;Mar93, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p100 

    Cites figures from the World Meteorological Organization and the UN Environment Programme, which found the ozone layer experienced its greatest deterioration ever in 1992. Action in November 1992 to speed the phasing out of chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting chemicals; Details.

  • Despite record ozone depletion, int'l CFC cutbacks begin repair.  // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;10/3/94, Vol. 193 Issue 5, p1 

    Discusses the effectiveness of international efforts to reduce the impact of ozone-depleting substances. Remarks by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) executive director Elizabeth Dowdeswell; Key findings of the 1994 ozone assessment; Expected decrease in the levels of ozone-depleting...

  • Weather report.  // Country Journal;Oct88, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p8 

    Discusses a report from scientists representing 48 nations who met in Toronto last July to consider changes in the earth's atmosphere. They concluded that combustion by-products and other pollutants are causing the planet to overheat to a level beyond human experience. Problems; Effects; Details.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics