kigali agreement: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
September 16: International Day for Prevention of the Ozone Layer
Published: September 16, 2020
The International Day for the preservation of the ozone layer which is also known as the World Ozone day is being observed today on September 16, 2020. Theme for 2020 edition is- “Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection”. About World Ozone day The day is celebrated since 1994. September 16 was proclaimed ..
Historic Global Greenhouse gas emission Agreement signed in Kigali
Published: October 17, 2016
A historic global climate deal was reached in Kigali, Rwanda at the Twenty-Eighth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP28). The so called Kigali Amendment which amends the 1987 Montreal Protocol aims to phase out Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a family of potent greenhouse gases by the late ..