How saving the ozone layer in 1987 slowed global warming

Dec. 9, 2019 – The Montreal Protocol, an international agreement signed in 1987 to stop chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) destroying the ozone layer, now appears to be the first international treaty to successfully slow the rate of global warming. New research published today in Environmental Research Letters has revealed that thanks to the Protocol, today’s global temperatures […]

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