Earth’s ozone hole shrivels to smallest since 1988

WASHINGTON – The ozone hole over Antarctica shrank to its smallest peak since 1988, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) disclosed on Thursday. The huge hole in Earth’s protective ozone layer reached its maximum last September, and this year NASA said it was 7.6 million square miles wide or 19.6 million square kilometers. The continue reading : Earth’s ozone hole shrivels to smallest since 1988

The Secretary General’s Message on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Mr. António Guterres Secretary-General of the United Nations MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE OZONE LAYER   “Marking the 30th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol” 16 September 2017. The 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol is a milestone for all people and our planet. When scientists found that everyday products were continue reading : The Secretary General’s Message on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Cimatu rallies support for phasedown of climate-warming HFCs

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu on Thursday appealed to the refrigeration and airconditioning sector to support the gradual phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are powerful greenhouse gases (GHG) contributing largely to global warming. The environment chief made the appeal as the country joins the rest of the world in celebrating the International Day for the continue reading : Cimatu rallies support for phasedown of climate-warming HFCs