...charting the history o the ozone layer romits ormation 400 million years ago throughto the present day, including the protocolsadopted to protect it. The ozone layer at a glance...
a walk throughhistory - page 4
Mohamed T. El-Ashry,
SeniorFellow, UN Foundation and CEOand Chairman o the GEF1991-2003......describes the unprecedented compactthat is saving the ozone layer and calls or asimilar one to combat climate change.
a new compact? - page 14
Drusilla Huford, Liu Yi and Romina Picolotti
demonstrate the success o strong leadershipin their respective countries.
strong leadership - page 10
recovery delayed - page 16
...describes how climate change is delayingthe recovery o the ozone layer, and callsor action.Pro
NobelPrizewinner or Chemistry ...
Danielle Fest Grabiel,
a seniorcampaigner at the EnvironmentalInvestigation Agency...
crucial crossroads - page 20
...argues that the Montreal Protocolmust be revitalised to meet newand urgent challenges.
a columnist or The Hindu where she was untilrecently Deputy Editor......describes diculties in phasing outozone depleting substances in India.
meeting the target - page 18
alsopage 3 reectionspage 8 verbatim and numberspage 9 bookspage 3 peoplepage 24 awards and eventspage 25 wwwpage 26 products
...believes the world is “beginning to wake up”to environmental challenges.
cherry trees - page 27
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lessons learned - page 6
F-gases project leaderat Greenpeace, China...
greenreeze - page 22
...describes the rapid spread o greenrerigeration, but says that moreremains to be done.
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