Climate Reports

System Failure

Disposing of e-waste is fast becoming big business and our 18-month undercover operation, the most thorough to date into the illegal underbelly of the trade, shows that the chance to make a quick profit at the expense of the developing world is too tempting for some to resist

ODS Tracking

This report presents a feasibility study for developing systems for monitoring transboundary movements of controlled ozone-depleting substances (ODS) between the Parties to the Montreal Protocol. it includes a series of in-depth interviews with government officials and industry personnel

Front cover of our report entitled Under the Counter - China's Booming Illegal Trade in Ozone Depleting Substances

Under The Counter

Despite doing so much to help protect and heal Earth’s damaged ozone layer, the Montreal Protocol continues to be undermined by a global illegal trade. The illicit production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), the chemical responsible for the hole in the first place, is a recent and growing threat

Front cover of our report entitled Unfinished Business: The Continued Illegal Trade in Ozone-Depleting Substances and the Threat Posed to the Montreal Protocol Phase-out

Unfinished Business

A report on the illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and the threat posed to the Montreal Protocol phase-out. Initial predictions for full recovery of the ozone layer by 2050 now seem optimistic and the Montreal Protocol process continues to be undermined by the illegal trade in ODS