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According to a recent research published in journal Nature, China continues to use the banned ozone depleting chemical called CFC-11 in violation of Montreal Protocol. Key Findings of Report Despite being a signatory to Montreal Protocol, and agreeing to phase out the production of harmful CFC-11 in 2010, China continues to emit ozone depleting CFC-11 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
On 2018 World Ozone Day (WOD), the Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released a draft India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) and a booklet on ‘Montreal Protocol – India’s Success Story’. With this, India has become the world’s first country to develop such a document (ICAP), which addresses cooling requirement across sectors and lists out ..
The International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed every year on September 16 to commemorate the date of signing of the Montreal Protocol in 1987 on substances that deplete the Ozone layer. It is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to ..
Topics: Chlorofluorocarbon • Environmental treaties • Greenhouse gases • International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer • Law by country • Montreal Protocol • Oxygen • Ozone • Ozone depletion • Ozone layer • Politics by country • Stephen O. Andersen
The International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer (or World Ozone Day) is observed every year on September 16 for the preservation of the Ozone Layer. This year, the theme for the Day is ‘Keep Cool and Carry On: The Montreal Protocol’. The day was designated by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 19, ..
HFCs are used as refrigerants and coolants in refrigerators and air-conditioners, in fire extinguishers, furniture making, as solvents for cleaning, and other purposes. CFCs and later HCFCs were being used for everything that HFCs are used now for, but it was found that these were depleting the ozone layer, which protects life on earth from ..
Topics: Air conditioning • Chlorofluorocarbon • Environmental treaties • Greenhouse gases • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning • High-fructose corn syrup • Law by country • Montreal Protocol • Ozone depletion • Ozone layer • Politics by country • Refrigerants