Ozone Depleting Substances Current Affairs, GK & News
September 16: World Ozone Day
World Ozone Day or the International Day for preservation of Ozone Layer was observed on September 16, 2021 across the world. Highlights This day is celebrated every year and is dedicated to a cause which might not be visibly relevant but is important for the protection of the ozone layer. History World Ozone Day was ..
Month: Current Affairs - September, 2021
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Montreal Protocol • Ozone Depleting Substances • Ozone depletion • Ratification of Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol • world ozone day
Phase Out of Ozone Depleting Chemicals achieved by India
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (EFoCC) recently announced that India has achieved the complete phase out of ozone depleting Hydro Chloro Fluoro Carbons (HCFC). The achievement has its route to the Montreal Protocol Highlights In order to move towards environment friendly technologies, the Ministry of EFoCC prohibited import of HCFC-141b. The order was ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2020
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change • Ministry of MSME • Ozone • Ozone Cell • Ozone Depleting Substances • Ozone Hole • Ozone layer • Ozone Layer Depletion
India launches Stage II of HCFC Phase Out Management Plan
The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched Stage II of HCFCs Phase Out Management Plan (HPMP) for the 2017-23 period. It aims to phase out use of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), harmful ozone-depleting substances (ODS) by switching over to non-ozone depleting and low global warming potential technologies. Under HPMP-II India has secured ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2017
Topics: Climate change • Environment • HCFCs • Montreal Protocol • National • Ozone Depleting Substances • Phase Out Management Plan