As we mark the UN’s International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, we can’t afford to be complacent – the ‘hole’ discovered in the ozone layer above the Antarctic during the 1980s is still there and challenges, both old and new, continue to threaten the recovery of our planet’s invisible shield against ultraviolet rays.
Forty years ago tomorrow (23 July), contracting governments to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting at Brighton’s Metropole Hotel voted by 25 to seven for a global ban on commercial whaling, commonly known as ‘the moratorium’. This was one of the most important conservation and welfare decisions of the 20th century and is as important […]
World Ozone Day: For more than 35 years, the Montreal Protocol has played a crucial role in improving how we keep ourselves, our food and our vaccines cool – but there is still more to be done to put the cooling sector on a sustainable pathway
Today is World Ozone Day and, like many of our colleagues around the world, we are taking this opportunity to celebrate the success of the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its protocol, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer