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 >>

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THE HIGHLIGHTS

INVITATION TO CELEBRATE OZONE DAY 2014
Parties to the Montreal Protocol are invited to celebrate this year's Ozone Day on 16 September under the theme: “Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On”          More >>

NATURE GEOSCIENCE ARTICLE ON ODS
An article was published on 9 March 2014 in Nature Geoscience on "Newly detected ozone depleting substances in the atmosphere"...                    More >>

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER DECISION XXV/5
The Ozone Secretariat sent a letter to the Parties on 9 January 2014 inviting submission of information on two important aspects of the decision ...           More >>

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