Action needed on ozone layer, auditor general warns

Sullivan, Patrick
February 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/10/98, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p292
Academic Journal
Focuses on a report of Canada's efforts to protect the ozone layer. The country's auditor general, Denis Desautels, finding that federal departments fail to take the lead in eliminating ozone-depleting substances; Desautels' comments on ozone depletion and health; Why Canada is a country most at risk.


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