The Obama administration is moving to cut emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Source: www.nytimes.com The logic of alternatives and replacements is not only discarding old and used items but also get rid of even new but dangerous and inefficient substances. See on Scoop.it – Oven Fresh
It sometimes feels as if environmental news is never good news, but that certainly isn’t true when it comes to the ozone layer. The UN has announced that the ozone layer is showing “signs of recovery… Source: theconversation.com During 1985 to 1987 the world leaders had difficult negotiations to save the Ozone Layer. But when the
Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre was in the Steering Committee of the project of preparing a report which analyses the sources of N2O, its quantities, future projections and ways to reduce its emissions, its cost and benefits.
On the day IPCC delivers Fifth Assessment Report on Science of Climate change in Stockholm, TERRE Policy Centre is pleased to deliver special issue of its NewLeTERRE on the subject where the Scientific Assessment of Ozone layer that started generation back made the world take successful action. Ozone Day-2013 Special newsLeTERRE from TERRE Policy Centre
A miniscule spot of light that I see at the end of two decades-long tunnel of climate negotiations. Amidst the crisis filled dark world –Syria, Finance, Terror, Quantitative Easing, loss of biodiversity, water, food , fossil fuels and so on
Roll back, fast backward-exactly 23 years. 27th June of year 1990, I was in the audience listening to then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) headquarters located on the banks of river Thames in London.
The Climate Change treaty, struggling to reach a global agreement has valuable lessons from the Montreal Protocol a remarkable success story. In the interview I outline the elements that can change the game.