China ahead in CFC cutback
- Easy way out. Pearce, Fred // New Scientist;12/11/99, Vol. 164 Issue 2216, p7
Discusses a meeting of governments in Beijing, China which dismissed proposals from the European Union designed to restrict ozone-depleting chemicals. Rejection of a plan to speed up phasing out of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs); Cuts in aid for phasing out chemicals; Other decisions.
- Options to accelerate ozone recovery: ozone and climate benefits. Daniel, J. S.; Fleming, E. L.; Portmann, R. W.; Velders, G. J. M.; Jackman, C. H.; Ravishankara, A. R. // Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p7697
Hypothetical reductions in future emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) and N2O are evaluated in terms of effects on equivalent effective stratospheric chlorine (EESC), globally-averaged total column ozone, and radiative forcing through 2100. Due to the established success of the...
- Options to accelerate ozone recovery: ozone and climate benefits. Daniel, J. S.; Fleming, E. L.; Portmann, R. W.; Velders, G. J. M.; Jackman, C. H.; Ravishankara, A. R. // Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics Discussions;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p10839
Hypothetical reductions in future emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODSs), including N2O, are evaluated in terms of effects on equivalent effective stratospheric chlorine (EESC), globally-averaged total column ozone, and radiative forcing through 2100. Due to the established success of...
- There's safety in numbers. Brune, William // Nature;2/8/1996, Vol. 379 Issue 6565, p486
Provides the scientific case for linking chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to stratospheric ozone depletion. This evidence as the basis of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty to phase out and control CFCs and other halogen-containing chemicals.
- India seeks clarification on ozone gas norms. // Chemical Business;Jul99, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p34
Focuses on the dilemma faced by India on whether to follow the norms of the Montreal Protocol of 1987 or the Kyoto Protocol of 1997. Overview of the Kyoto Protocol; Details on use of industries in India of hydro-fluoro-carbon (HFC) and per fluoro-carbon (PFC).
- China Closes 5 of 6 CFC Plants. // ASHRAE Journal;Aug2007, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p6
The article focuses on the closure of chlorofluorocarbon-producing plants in China. It states that as of August of 2007 China closed five of its six factories that produce chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and halon. It mentions this puts China a couple years ahead of the Montreal Protocol's deadline of...
- Destruction of ozone-depleting substances in a thermal plasma reactor. Murphy, A. B.; McAllister, T. // Applied Physics Letters;7/27/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 4
A two-dimensional numerical model of the PLASCONâ„¢ plasma reactor is used to investigate the destruction of ozone-depleting substances in the reactor. The model includes electromagnetic, fluid dynamic and chemical kinetic phenomena. Calculated temperature, flow and species concentration...
- Meeting maps phaseout schedules. // American School & University;Feb96, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p3
Reports that the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) phaseout schedules were reviewed by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol at a meeting in Vienna, Austria. Decision to retain production of HCFCs by developed countries; Reduction of the allowable quantity of HCFCs that...
- Good-bye, CFCs; hello, tomorrow. Skaer, Mark P. // Engineered Systems;Dec95, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p6
Comments on the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) refrigerants. Phase-out; CFC policy of the Montreal Protocol; Concern on the effect of CFC and HCFC phaseout on refrigeration industry; Alternative options.