This year, the theme for the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is ‘Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection’.
Earth’s ozone layer, responsible for protecting the planet from Sun’s ultraviolet rays, has been healing and might even fully recover, a recent study has revealed
We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.
The average hole in the ozone is 9.3 million sq km, much smaller than the 26.6 million square kilometres in 2006.
As CFCs are phased out, the ozone hole is generally growing smaller – a rare success for international environmentalism.
Montreal Protocol definitely saved the ozone layer & climate of the Southern Hemisphere: Researchers.
Factories in China still using illegal ozone-depleting CFCs, claims UK-based Environmental Investigation Agency report
Environmental reports say that 18 Chinese factories are still using ozone-depleting chemicals across 10 provinces
Once widely used as a foaming agent, production of CFC-11 was phased out by the Montreal Protocol in 2010.
Senior IAS officer Shailendra Kumar Joshi was on Wednesday appointed as the chief secretary of the Telangana government.
While US President Donald Trump is walking out of the keenly-negotiated Paris pact, he has surprisingly decided to support the Montreal Protocol, including its 2.0 version.
Anil Dave, Chandra Bhushan awarded UN Environment 'ozone award' for contributions to Montreal Protocol
Late Union Environment Minister Anil Dave and CSE Deputy Director Chandra Bhushan have been conferred with awards by the United Nations Environment
Jairam Ramesh advised the Indian government not to take "panga" or confront the Americans over Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
According to IndiaSpend, India’s participation in a global agreement on climate change will reduce India’s greenhouse gases equal to closing one-sixth of India’s thermal power stations over the next 35 years.
In a possible breakthrough, India and the US on Friday agreed to bring an ambitious amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase out the climate-damaging Hydrofluorocarbons used in air-conditioners and refrigerators by advancing the "freeze year" by two years to 2028.
In a 54-acre manufacturing facility in Shirwal, about 190 km south of India’s financial capital, Mumbai, a man wearing protective eyewear used a gun-like device to pump Isobutane, a refrigerant, into the back panel of a refrigerator.
The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was proclaimed at 16 September in 1994 by the UN General Assembly. The day was selected to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the ozone layer.