NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol

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Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an international treaty that required an end to its production in 2010, a new NOAA study shows. Trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, is the second-most abundant ozone-depleting gas in the...

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Published on May 18, 2018 -  00:40
Rise in banned chemical use hurting ozone
New research published in the journal Nature details findings that posit somewhere in East Asia is producing a banned ozone-depleting chemical.

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