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Sept 16 : International Ozone Day observed by Environment Ministry

The 2016 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was observed across the world on 16 September 2016. 
•    The UN General Assembly in 1994 proclaimed 16 September as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer to commemorate the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol.
•    Montreal Protocol was signed on 16 September 1987.
•    It has been recognized as the most successful international environment treaty in history.
•    As of 1 January 2015, the production and consumption of key Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs) like chlorofluorocarbon (CFCs), CTC halons, Methyl Chloroform and Methyl Bromide have already been phased-out globally.
•    The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer is a Multilateral Environmental Agreement.
•    It was agreed upon at the Vienna Conference of 1985 and entered into force in 1988.


 

nilanshigupta 1 Months ago
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