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Ozone Treaty Taking a Bite Out of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Ozone Treaty Taking a Bite Out of US Greenhouse Gas Emissions


The Montreal Protocol, the international treaty adopted initially to protect and ultimately to heal Earth’s protective ozone layer, has significantly reduced emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals from the United States. But in a twist, a new study by NOAA and CIRES scientists shows the 30-year old treaty has also significantly reduced climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions from the United States.

Monday, August 14, 2017

This story is based on one from NOAA

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