Banned ozone-destroying chemical is probably still in use

Back in 1987, the global community signed an agreement known as The Montreal Protocol, which called for all countries to phase out the production of ozone-layer-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). According to a new study, however, one of the most abundant CFCs is likely still being made... Continue Reading Banned ozone-destroying chemical is probably still in use Category: Environment Tags: Greenhouse Gas Emissions NOAA Ozone Pollution Related Articles: Earth's oceans found to be a much greater source of greenhouse gas than previously believed New model predicts significant Everest ice loss Magenta greenhouse glass generates electricity, doesn't bug plants Hydrogen volcanoes may increase habitability of exoplanets Cement made with volcanic ash can make cities stronger and

Banned ozone-destroying chemical is probably still in use

Back in 1987, the global community signed an agreement known as The Montreal Protocol, which called for all countries to phase out the production of ozone-layer-depleting chlorofluorocarbons ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Gizmag

Someone is wrecking the ozone layer again. They must be stopped

For the health of our planet, and ourselves, we must find and foil those who breach crucial environmental treaties, says Lesley Evans Ogden

Thu 17 May 18 from Newscientist

Emissions of a Banned Ozone-Eating Chemical Are Rising Again and Scientists Donít Know Why

"Emissions today are about the same as it was nearly 20 years ago"

Wed 16 May 18 from TIME

Mysterious rise in emissions of ozone-damaging chemical

Researchers discover an unexplained rise in a compound that is highly destructive to the ozone layer.

Wed 16 May 18 from BBC News

Unknown source ramps up ozone-destroying CFC production

Wed 16 May 18 from Cosmos Magazine

There's No Good Explanation for Why Ozone-Ripping CFCs Are Back

Scientists can't explain why in the world someone would decide to pump out the dangerous gases again.

Mon 21 May 18 from SPACE.com

There's No Good Explanation for Why Ozone-Ripping CFCs Are Back, Thu 17 May 18 from Livescience

A banned CFC is destroying the ozone and nobody can find its source

Scientists spent years campaigning for a ban on the ozone-damaging chemical CFC-11, but 30 years after it was phased out in the 1987 Montreal Protocol, someone somewhere is breaking ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Engadget

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