World Bank grants Thailand $5m to protect ozone layer and climate

The country is one of the world’s 10 largest importers and consumers of ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons

Global nations commit to protect climate and ozone layer

The increase in the unexpected emissions of CFC-11, a potent greenhouse gas, in the period after 2012 was revealed last year

Ozone-depleting chemical ‘tracked down to Chinese industry’

The Environmental Investigation Agency alleges 18 different companies are using the illegal CFC-11

Ozone layer begins to recover

The protective layer of the world’s atmosphere is “well on track to recovery” in the next few decades, the UN’s environment agency said on Wednesday. Research by 300 scientists put the ozone layer’s healing down to international efforts to emit fewer ozone-depleting gases. UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said: “There are positive […]