Ratification of Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol Current Affairs, GK & News

Ratification of Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol

India has approved the ratification of the Kigali Agreement to the Montreal Protocol in order to phase down Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). What it means for India? India now requires to reduce its HFCs usage by 80% by 2047. China and the US have to achieve the same in 2045 and 2034. Key Points Experts note that, ..

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US Senate ratifies Kigali Amendment

The US lawmakers recently voted to ratify the Kigali Amendment, making this the first time in 30 years for the US to adopt an international climate treaty. Key facts The US Senate voted ratify the 2016 Kigali Amendment to the 1987 Montreal Protocol climate treaty and phase down the use and production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), ..

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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 ..

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