Montreal Protocol

Stranks, Jeremy
May 2008
A-Z of the Environment;2008, p255
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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 include other ozone-depleting materials.


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