Tag: Montreal Protocol

UN Report Says Ozone Layer Is Now Healing

A UN report revealed that the ozone has started to heal 30 years after the ratification of the Montreal Protocol. The ozone layer protects living beings on Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Earth/Environment November 6, 2018

Ozone-Depleting Chemical Emissions On The Rise, Possible Violation Of International Protocol Suspected

Is the ozone layer healing or is there a new threat on the rise? A possible violation of the Montreal Protocol may be causing the increase in emissions of an ozone-depleting chemical that has already been banned.

Earth/Environment May 17, 2018

Montreal Protocol Pays Off: Antarctic Ozone Layer Shows Signs Of Healing

The Antarctic ozone hole shows signs of shrinking. Scientists said the healing of the ozone layer could be primarily attributed to a 1987 international treaty that sought to ban CFCs and similar substances.

Earth/Environment July 2, 2016

Gaping Hole In The Antarctic Ozone Shows Signs Of Healing After 30 Years

Decades after the Montreal Protocol was signed, scientists have found that the gaping hole in the Antarctic Ozone is slowly healing. Researchers believe the planet is 'starting to get better.'

Earth/Environment June 30, 2016

Ozone layer is recovering. Good news! Hooray!

Scientists revealed that the ozone layer, which protects the Earth from the harmful UV rays of the sun and which has been thinning since the 1970's, is on its track to recovery.

Earth/Environment September 11, 2014

Montreal Protocol (Ozone Treaty) helped slow global warming

Per a new study, the Montreal Protocol helped slow down global warming. Albeit inadvertently.

Earth/Environment November 13, 2013

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