Climate Change and Transboundary Environmental Agreements

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Unformatted text preview: , they were also beloved as efficient refrigerant o The problem was… When released into the atmosphere, CFCs released into upper atmosphere and start eating ozone 1980 – 2001 – hole in ozone grows o Montreal Protocol convened 1987 Montreal Potocol o called for 50% reduction in production ad use of five CFCs o Froze production of halon o Potential trade sanctions against non- ratifiers o Developing countries received 10yr grace period o Robust assessment and monitoring o Agreement for regular MOPs Impacts o We nailed that one! Highly successful. o Without the CFC ban: by 2050, 50% ozone depletion in the northern hemisphere, 70% in southern hemisphere was expected. o With the ban, Global CFC production dropped from 1.1 million tons in 1986 to 35,000 tons in 2006. o 98%...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2014 for the course STIA 318 taught by Professor Theresasabonis-helf during the Fall '13 term at Georgetown.

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