MONTREAL PROTOCOL - ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE AND CHALLENGES AHEAD

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer has been successful in meeting its goals in phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs).  As a result, the abundance of ODSs in the atmosphere is declining and the ozone layer is expected to recover around the middle of this century. 

The negative aspect of the success is that it has become increasingly difficult to get the attention of, or funding from, policy makers to deal with the remaining challenges of the ozone layer protection.  This document attempts to put into perspective the successes and the remaining challenges.    Read More >>

Recent and Upcoming meetings

THE HIGHLIGHTS

OZONE LAYER ON TRACK TO RECOVERY: SUCCESS STORY SHOULD ENCOURAGE ACTION ON CLIMATE
The Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances, according to a new assessment by 300 scientists. More >>

COUNTDOWN TO OZONE DAY 2014 AND NEW WEBSITE

Parties to the Montreal Protocol are preparing to celebrate this year's Ozone Day on 16 September under the theme: “Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On.”    More >>

The Ozone Secretariat is planning to launch a new-look website on the same day.

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