Success, tangible and unintended results-Montreal Protocol

Success, tangible and unintended results-Montreal Protocol

"By 2030, the Protocol may be preventing 2 million cases of skin cancer each year. It will have prevented significant loss of food crops which in turn would have compounded future severe food security challenges" Achim Steiner, USG and ED of UNEP. Speech: Distinguished delegates, Dear colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you today to the joint meeting of the Conference of the parties to the Vienna Convention and the parties to the Montreal Protocol. As we gather here, other events are forming around us. We are now on the eve of 2015, a year which will mark 30 years since the adoption of one of the most successful environmental conventions, the Vienna Convention and also a year of important negotiations - economy, sustainable development , climate change. Overview / Setting the scene Your work on ozone-depleting substances is one of the greatest success stories of international environmental management in global partnership with universal...
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U.S. Moves to Reduce Global Warming Emissions

U.S. Moves to Reduce Global Warming Emissions

The Obama administration is moving to cut emissions of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.Source: www.nytimes.comThe 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 ...
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