Tag: montreal-protocol


The man who helped alert the world to a looming disaster

This week saw the death of one of the great scientific pioneers of modern environmentalism – F Sherwood Rowland, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist who, along with his student Mario Molina, identified the link between CFCs and ozone destruction


Durban blog: Hope, alarm and the value of sandbags

Our Global Environment Campaigner, Natasha Hurley, attends the 17th International Conference on Climate Change (COP17) in Durban, South Africa and reflects on what happened and the need for countries to overcome political divisiveness to meet the challenges of climate change including the worldwide phase-out of HFCs