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"At Some Point of Time We Will Go With This Proposal" - Despite ...

"At Some Point of Time We Will Go With This Proposal" - Despite ... | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Countries jousted again over proposals to replace the super-potent heat-trapping chemicals called hydrofluorcarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol, the world's most successful environmental treaty.
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UN forum in Nairobi to focus on toughening environmental laws

UN forum in Nairobi to focus on toughening environmental laws | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
The United Nations will seek ways to toughen environmental laws this week to crack down on everything from illegal trade in wildlife to mercury poisoning and hazardous waste.
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Refrigeration technology students of TTI schooled on hydrocarbon refrigerants - Vibe Ghana

Refrigeration technology students of TTI schooled on hydrocarbon refrigerants Vibe Ghana Ghana is working hard to reduce her use of Hyro Chloro Fluoro Carbon (HCFC) refrigerants by 10 per cent by 2015 as required by the Montreal Protocol on...
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The Arctic melts, but ozone hole and oceans keep Antarctica cool - The Conversation

The Arctic melts, but ozone hole and oceans keep Antarctica cool - The Conversation | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
The Arctic melts, but ozone hole and oceans keep Antarctica cool The Conversation The predominant factors are the ever-increasing concentration of greenhouses gases in the atmosphere and the ozone hole over Antarctica caused by an abundance of...
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Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund Approves over US$2.7 Million for National Projects - Climate Change Policy & Practice

Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund Approves over US$2.7 Million for National Projects - Climate Change Policy & Practice | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
The UN Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol approved finance for institutional strengthening projects in 18 countries.
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UN warns of using environmentally hazardous refrigerators in Africa - GlobalPost

UN warns of using environmentally hazardous refrigerators in Africa - GlobalPost | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
UN warns of using environmentally hazardous refrigerators in Africa GlobalPost Developing countries that signed the UN Montreal Protocol on phasing out substances that cause damage to the ozone layer have committed to reducing their HCFC usage by...
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European HFC Producers support action under the Montreal Protocol for a consumption cap and reduction of HFCsCustomised Consulting | Customised Consulting

European HFC Producers support action under the Montreal Protocol for a consumption cap and reduction of HFCsCustomised Consulting | Customised Consulting | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) encourages Parties to the Montreal Protocol to move forward with a constructive dialogue to achieve an (European HFC Producers support action under the Montreal Protocol for a consumption cap ...
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Secretary Kerry Makes Climate Change Top Priority in New Policy Directive ... - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Secretary Kerry Makes Climate Change Top Priority in New Policy Directive ... - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog) | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Secretary Kerry Makes Climate Change Top Priority in New Policy Directive ...
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
This principle is already evident in the U.S.
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OzonAction Releases Publication on Phasing out Methyl Bromide - 1

OzonAction Releases Publication on Phasing out Methyl Bromide - 1 | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
News » OzonAction Releases Publication on Phasing out Methyl Bromide ... Under the Montreal Protocol, developing countries are required to phase out controlled uses of methyl bromide by 1 January 2015.
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Scientists warn mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals slowing ozone repair ... - Raw Story

Scientists warn mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals slowing ozone repair ... - Raw Story | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
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Scientists warn mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals slowing ozone repair ...
Raw Story
Dozens of mysterious ozone-destroying chemicals may be undermining the recovery of the giant ozone hole over Antarctica, researchers have revealed.
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Claim: What would have happened to the ozone layer if ...

Claim: What would have happened to the ozone layer if ... | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Ozone depletion by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) was first proposed by Molina and Rowland in their 1974 Nature paper. Since that time, the scientific connection between ozone losses and CFCs and other ozone depleting ...
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Four ozone-depleting man-made gases identified - Irish Examiner

Four ozone-depleting man-made gases identified - Irish Examiner | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Irish Examiner Four ozone-depleting man-made gases identified Irish Examiner Controls on CFCs to preserve ozone in the stratosphere that protects life on Earth by absorbing harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun came into force under the...
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Tussle over phasing out ozone-depleting gases - The Hindu

Tussle over phasing out ozone-depleting gases - The Hindu | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
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Tussle over phasing out ozone-depleting gases
The Hindu
The tussle is over the choice of technology and the phasing out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty to protect the ozone layer.
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Montreal Protocol OWEG 34 Addresses HFCs, MLF Replenishment - IISD Reporting Services

Montreal Protocol OWEG 34 Addresses HFCs, MLF Replenishment - IISD Reporting Services | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Montreal Protocol OWEG 34 Addresses HFCs, MLF Replenishment IISD Reporting Services 21 July 2014: Delegates at the 34th meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG 34) of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone...
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'Ozone hole stabilising' - Gulf Today

'Ozone hole stabilising' - Gulf Today | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
'Ozone hole stabilising'
Gulf Today
...capacity as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for Youth and Special Envoy to the Director General of Unesco, Swan attributed the stability of the ozone hole to the efforts made 23 years ago when the alarm was higher...
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European HFC producers support global phase-down under Montreal Protocol

European HFC producers support global phase-down under Montreal Protocol | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
HFC producers’ body, the EFTC (European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee) has issued a position paper encouraging adoption of the proposed amendment to the Montreal Protocol for a global HFC cap and phase-down (European HFC producers support global...
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: Why New U.S Power Plant Rules Still Need the Montreal Protocol

ENN.com: Environmental News Network -- Know Your Environment (RT @ayhsWTP56: : Why New U.S Power Plant Rules Still Need the Montreal Protocol http://t.co/UxyQtCuMGI via @sharethis)...
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Delhi Threatened by Ozone Pollution

Delhi Threatened by Ozone Pollution | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
After experiencing the soaring temperature this summer, bad news follows Delhites once again. According to a recent study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the ground-level...
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Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund Approves over US$2.7 Million ...

By Climate Change Policy & Practice - IISD Reporting Services The UN Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol approved finance.
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UNEP Builds Refrigeration Capacity in African Countries to Increase ...

UNEP Builds Refrigeration Capacity in African Countries to Increase ... | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) convened a meeting of African ozone officers from 11-13 June in Kigali, Rwanda, to build capacity in safe refrigeration and air-conditioning practices to increase ozone and climate ...
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What You Should Know about Refrigerants When Purchasing or Repairing a Residential A/C System or Heat Pump | Ozone Layer Protection - Regulatory Programs | US EPA

Important information, please read and apply in your installations. http://t.co/4wVF6S2DoH
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New Commercial Refrigeration Standards to Save Billions in Energy Bills - Triple Pundit

New Commercial Refrigeration Standards to Save Billions in Energy Bills - Triple Pundit | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Triple Pundit New Commercial Refrigeration Standards to Save Billions in Energy Bills Triple Pundit Emissions of this latter group of gases has been responsible for depletion of the earth's ozone layer and are in the process of being phased out of...
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Researches Find Traces of New Ozone-Damaging Gases - Latin Post

Researches Find Traces of New Ozone-Damaging Gases - Latin Post | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Latin Post Researches Find Traces of New Ozone-Damaging Gases Latin Post Scientists out of the University of East Anglia in England have reported four new man-made gases known to damage the earth's protective layer of ozone, even though the...
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Four new Ozone-destroying gases found in atmosphere — all ...

Four new Ozone-destroying gases found in atmosphere — all ... | The Ozone ToolBox | Scoop.it
Four new gases have been detected in the atmosphere – all resulting from human activities and all contributing to destruction of the ozone layer.
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Chloropicrin study already in progress - Farm Focus

Chloropicrin study already in progress Farm Focus In accordance with the Montreal Protocol, methyl bromide has officially been prohibited in Canada since 2005 under the ozone-depleting substances regulations, but Canada has obtained exemptions...
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