Women in RAC: This 19 Year Old Bicolana Invented a ‘Green’ Aircon

The role of women in climate change discourse is rising steadily. Not just in their intimate local knowledge and in managing natural resources, but in the field of innovation in favor of the environment as well. Meet Maria Yzabell Angel V. Palma, or Yza, a 19 year old inventor and researcher from Naga City, Camarines continue reading : Women in RAC: This 19 Year Old Bicolana Invented a ‘Green’ Aircon

OzonAction launches initiative to highlight ‘Women in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Sector’- Submissions extended to 06 Sept 2018

OzonAction, in cooperation with UN Women, is seeking to collect experiences and short ‘stories’ from women working in the refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) sector. From female service technicians to installers, from designers to trainers, from manufactures to RAC associations, UN Environment OzonAction are looking to highlight your experience. Being aware of the experiences of women continue reading : OzonAction launches initiative to highlight ‘Women in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Sector’- Submissions extended to 06 Sept 2018

Global Montreal Protocol Customs Enforcement Award

UN Environment OzonAction, in cooperation with the World Customs Organization and the Ozone Secretariat, is launching the global Montreal Protocol award for customs and enforcement officers. The award recognizes the crucial role of customs & enforcement officers in implementing trade restrictions and bans for hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Both groups of chemicals are widely continue reading : Global Montreal Protocol Customs Enforcement Award

NASA Study: First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery Due to Chemicals Ban

For the first time, scientists have shown through direct satellite observations of the ozone hole that levels of ozone-destroying chlorine are declining, resulting in less ozone depletion. Measurements show that the decline in chlorine, resulting from an international ban on chlorine-containing manmade chemicals called chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), has resulted in about 20 percent less ozone depletion continue reading : NASA Study: First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery Due to Chemicals Ban

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