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Alarming rise in ozone-destroying chemical points to likelihood of illegal production

Emissions of one of the chemicals directly responsible for the massive hole in the Earth’s ozone layer are on the rise, according to a new analysis of atmospheric data collected by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration which shows chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) emissions increased by an estimated 25 per cent

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
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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