...while inertia threatens ozone agreement

June 1991
New Scientist;6/22/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1774, p16
States that CFCs are the main item on the agenda in Nairobi this week among countries that have signed the 1986 Montreal Protocol to protect the ozone layer. Last year's agreement accelerating the phasing out of CFCs and other chemicals that destroy the ozone layer; Number of countries ratifying the agreement; Data available on the use of halons in the European Community; Comment of Joe Farman, the British scientist who discovered the hole in the ozone layer.


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