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COP19/CMP9 UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE - Warsaw, November 2013
Nov 21

Written by: cop19-updates
11/21/2013 2:19 PM  RssIcon

Warsaw, 21 November 2013 - Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O), an often-overlooked yet potent gas, could nearly double by 2050 and thus potentially undermine gains in the ozone layer recovery and exacerbate climate change.

Drawing Down N2O to Protect Climate and the Ozone Layer, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), warns that nitrous oxide is now the most important ozone-depleting emission and the third most potent greenhouse gas released into the atmosphere.

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