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On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

September 15, 2020

It was the decade of 1970s. A dozen men had already landed on the moon. There was an exhilarating mood all around, mainly in the developed countries. ‘‘Sky is not the limit,’’ scientists and technocrats would often boast. The doors of the universe could be commanded from ...

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World Ozone Day 2019

World Ozone Day 2019

September 16, 2019

Every year September 16 is observed as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer across the world. On this day in 1987, 197 nations inked the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The celebrations are also known as World Ozone Day. Acco...

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Superheroes to battle climate change

Superheroes to battle climate change

May 30, 2019

The world has come a full circle in the four years since the Paris Agreement to fight climate change was signed during Cop21 in December 2015. At the end of the fortnight-long meeting, environmentalists all around the globe cheered as the world emerged stronger and more confident...

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United Nations claim that Montreal Protocol can solve the ozone conundrum

United Nations claim that Montreal Protocol can solve the ozone conundrum

November 14, 2018

The United Nations announced that the Montreal Protocol would eradicate the ozone depletion problem on a long term basis. However, following the Protocol would have to be mandatory by all the participant nations for it to work effectively.

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