A deadly cocktail of unexplained chemical gases harmful to the Earth’s ozone layer and climate is building up in the atmosphere, documented in this briefing to the 34th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MoP34), in Montreal, Canada. EIA investigations traced the source of CFC-11 to illegal production and use in the polyurethane […]
As Parties convene in person for the first time in more than two years, ensuring the continued successful implementation of the Montreal Protocol must include a modernisation of its institutions and increased investment in its future.
This report, produced jointly with Changing Markets and GAIA, provides recommendations for governments on immediate actions that can be taken in national action plans, identifying specific measures and policies to cut methane in the main methane-emitting sectors: energy, agriculture and waste.
The Montreal Protocol was created in 1987 to regulate the chemicals responsible for ozone depletion. Widely hailed as the world’s most successful international environmental treaty, it has phased out 99 per cent of all Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), setting the ozone layer on the path to recovery.