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Recovery and Destruction of ODS Banks: Immediate Action for Global Climate Protection

The global implementation of Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer over the last 21 years has successfully phased out the consumption and production of ozone-depleting substances by 97%. Since most ODS are “super” greenhouse gases with global warming potentials hundreds or thousands of times greater than carbon dioxide, this phase-out has had […]

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The HFC imperative: Essential action for global climate protection

The Montreal Protocol has been extremely successful in enabling the phase-out of ozone depleting substances (ODS). As a result of these phase-outs, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been commercialized as substitutes for ODS. The HFCs being used as ODS substitutes are powerful greenhouse gases (GHG) with global-warming potentials (GWP) hundreds to thousands of times greater than carbon […]

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A Bridge Between Conventions: The Global Solution for HFCs

The Montreal Protocol is widely regarded as the most successful environmental accord in history. It has already achieved phase-downs of over 95% of 97 different chemicals responsible for ozone depletion in developed countries and 50-75% of these chemicals in developing countries. This has prevented over 100 gigatons (Gts) of CO2 equivalent emissions – twenty times […]

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Природоохранный закон Лэйси США. ЧАСТО ЗАДАВАЕМЫЕ ВОПРОСЫ О ПЕРВОМ В МИРЕ ЗАПРЕТЕ НА НЕЛЕГАЛЬНУЮ ТОР

22 мая 2008 года в Kонгрессе США были приняты и вступили в силу поправки к так называемому закону Лэйси, запрещающему продажу продукции растительного происхождения, полученную преступным путем, включая древесину и изделия с её использованием. Изначально закон Лэйси был принят в США 100 лет назад и был назван в честь его основного автора. Не смотря на […]

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Lacey Act (Undang-Undang Lacey), Amerika Serikat

Pada tanggal 22 Mei 2008, Kongres Amerika Serikat mengesahkan sebuah undang-undang baru yang melarang perdagangan tumbuhan dan produk dari tumbuhan yang berasal dari sumber ilegal – termasuk kayu dan produk kayu. Pengaturan baru ini merupakan hasil amandemen atas ketentuan hukum yang berusia 100 tahun, yang bernama Lacey Act (Undang-Undang Lacey), sesuai dengan nama seorang anggota […]