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- CFC process agents exempted. FOSTER, ANDREA // Chemical Week;12/9/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 47, p72
Discusses the agreement reached by signatories to the Montreal Protocol to allow use of ozone-depleting chemicals as inert solvents after 2001. Applications for process agents affected by the agreement; Other rules set by the agreement.
- OZONE TREATY PARTIES AGREE TO CUT CLIMATE EMISSIONS. // Industrial Environment;Jan2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the agreement of the 193 Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to strengthen their treaty to provide added protection for the ozone layer and the climate system. The Parties will collect and destroy ozone-depleting substances from...
- 20 Years of the Montreal Protocol. McFarland, Mack // Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Sep2007, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p36
The article discusses the past, present and future of the Montreal Protocol, a global agreement concerning the phaseout of ozone-depleting substances. It examines requirements of the protocol, focusing on how the agreement has impacted the HVACR industry. It highlights positive outcomes stemming...
- Montreal Protocol. Stranks, Jeremy // A-Z of the Environment;2008, p255
A definition of the term "Montreal Protocol" is presented. It refers to an international agreement that cites timetables for the phasing out of the production and use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Developed in 1987, the agreement was later revised to quicken the elimination of CFCs and to...
- What's up with ozone? Gemery, L. // Environmental Action;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p11
Covers the revision of the Montreal Protocol of 1987 on ozone-eating compounds, the results of meeting between negotiators from 92 countries over the summer. Legal requirements for chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) ban; Halon bans; Industrial solvents bans; US clean Air Act; Issues not resolved.
- Where is America's smog coming from? // New Scientist;1/23/2010, Vol. 205 Issue 2744, p5
The article discusses research on the emission of ozone precursors from Asia, published in "Nature."
- Future freezers. Pan Xiaoying-Gemini // New Internationalist;Jul97, Issue 292, p6
Reports that the rise in the standard of living in China has led many persons to purchase refrigerators, but the cooling systems in the refrigerators contain chloroflourocarbons (CFCs) which damage the ozone layer. Possible result of every family in China owing a refrigerator; Public response...
- 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.
- Smugglers attack the ozone. Land, Thomas // Contemporary Review;Oct97, Vol. 271 Issue 1581, p201
Discusses the role of the Russian Mafia in the export of illegal ozone-depleting gases smuggled to Western Europe and North America. Effort of the Western governments to control the smuggling rings; Financial assistance provided by the World Bank to Russia to stamp out the illegal trade;...