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September 2007

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Strengthened Ozone Treaty Provides Five Times Kyoto Treaty in ...
E-Wire (press release), TX - Sep. 25, 2007 http://www.ewire.com/display.cfm/Wire_ID/4230

RSG determined to phase out Ozone depleting substances The Tide Read more >>

Ozone-destroying chemicals to be phased out faster Chemistry World

http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2007/September/25090702.asp

New deal to speed up ozone recovery Environmental Data Interactive

http://www.edie.net/news/news_story.asp?id=13564&channel=0

Strengthened Ozone Treaty Provides Five Times Kyoto Treaty in ...
E-Wire (press release), TX - Sep. 25, 2007 http://www.ewire.com/display.cfm/Wire_ID/4230

Global deal to speed up HCFC phase out
R744.com, Belgium - Sep 24, 2007 http://www.r744.com/news/news_ida199.php

Govts Accelerate HCFC Phaseout
Environmental Leader, CO - Sep. 21, 2007 http://www.environmentalleader.com/2007/09/25/govts-accelerate-hcfc-phaseout/

Poor nations need incentives to cut emissions Financial Times Read more >>

Bush again puts US at edge of global warming debate International Herald Tribune, Read more >>

UN revs up over global warming Christian Science Monitor, http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0924/p01s01-wogi.html

Voice of America Youth call for action on climate change
Toronto Star,  Canada - http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/260082

AFP Australia is part of the problem
The Australian, Australia - Sep 24, 2007 http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,22472776-7583,00.html

Climate change not just concern of scientists, but of all – UN ... eGov monitor http://www.egovmonitor.com/node/14564

 

 

Deal on ozone and climate relief
BBC News, UK - Sep 24, 2007 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7010280.stm

Deal Reached to Phase Out Greenhouse Gas
The Associated Press - Sep 23, 2007 http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jSMKuV-tCweZi386Aiz07LHT0yFQ

Countries sign on for accelerated plan to get rid of ozone ...
The Canadian Press - Sep 23, 2007 http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5jQMxaiPZNiKTYX8DrztV5bs-bhFw

 

Accord may help restore ozone layer
Canada.com, Canada - Sep 23, 2007 http://www.canada.com/story.html?id=cfcc0a67-f82a-4a99-a313-6b5b296a1b43&k=24816

 

Ozone layer ban agreed by 200 countries
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - Sep 23, 2007 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2007/09/23/eaozone23.xml

UN hails 'historic' ozone pact
Canada.com, Canada - Sep 23, 2007 Read more >>

 

Ozone pact hailed as 'pivotal' in climate battle
Euronews.net, France - Sep 23, 2007 http://euronews.net/index.php?page=info&article=444266&lng=1

Ozone-destroying chemicals to be phased out faster
Chemistry World, UK - September 25, 2007 http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2007/September/25090702.asp

 

RSG determined to phase out Ozone depleting substances
The Tide, Nigeria - September 25, 2007 http://www.thetidenews.com/article.aspx?qrDate=09/24/2007&qrTitle=RSG%20determined%20to%20phase%20out%20Ozone%20depleting%20substances&qrColumn=ENVIRONMENT

 

New deal to speed up ozone recovery
Environmental Data Interactive, UK - September 25, 2007 http://www.edie.net/news/news_story.asp?id=13564&channel=0

 

Greens hail accelerated 'freeze and phase out' of ozone killing
eGov monitor, UK - September 25, 2007 http://www.egovmonitor.com/node/14558

 

UN chief hails agreement to speed up eliminating HCFCs
People's Daily Online, China - September 25, 2007 http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/6270245.html

 

"Historic" ozone agreement reached
InTheNews.co.uk, UK – 24 Sep 2007 http://www.inthenews.co.uk/news/science/science/historic-ozone-agreement-reached-$1139149.htm

 

The Best Ozone Web Site
Daily Green - Sep 24, 2007 http://www.thedailygreen.com/2007/09/24/the-best-ozone-web-site/7147/

 

International agreement to accelerate phase-out of greenhouse gas ...
Media Newswire (press release), NY - Sep 24, 2007 http://media-newswire.com/release_1054787.html

 

Kyoto’s Unintended Consequence: Ozone Depletion
Daily Green - Sep 24, 2007 http://www.thedailygreen.com/2007/09/24/kyotos-unintended-consequence-ozone-depletion/7121/

 

Ozone treaty boosts climate fight
Carbon Positive, Netherlands - Sep 23, 2007 http://www.carbonpositive.net/viewarticle.aspx?articleID=835

 

ENVIRONMENT: Ozone Deal to Cut Down C02 Emissions
IPS, Italy - Sep 23, 2007 http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=39368

 

Ban lauds push to hasten phase-out of ozone-depleting compounds
IRNA, Iran - Sep 22, 2007 http://www2.irna.com/en/news/view/line-22/0709257105132949.htm

 

Alliance Commends UNEP Montreal Protocol Agreement
Earthtimes.org - Sep 22, 2007 http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,183336.shtml

 

Recalling the World's First Steps Toward Climate Protection
Deutsche Welle, Germany - Sep 21, 2007 http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,2791571,00.html

 

20th anniversary of the ozone treaty
Nordic Council, Denmark - Sep 18, 2007 http://www.norden.org/webb/news/news.asp?id=7143&lang=6

Unfinished business of ozone protection
BBC News, UK - Sep 17, 2007, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/6995667.stm

 Swiss welcome ozone meeting outcome
Swissinfo, Switzerland - Sep 22, 2007 http://www.swissinfo.org/eng/front/detail/Swiss_welcome_ozone_meeting_outcome.html?siteSect=105&sid=8241257&cKey=1190451116000&ty=st

Bericht: düstere Diagnose über 'Gesundheitszustands' der Erde
EurActiv, Belgium - Sep 17, 2007 http://www.euractiv.com/de/klimawandel/bericht-dustere-diagnose-gesundheitszustands-erde/article-166773

 

Could Kyoto Protocol learn from Montreal?
ABC Science Online, Australia - Sep 16, 2007 http://abc.net.au/science/news/stories/2007/2034605.htm?enviro

UN moves to advance ozone layer protection treaty by 10 years
MercoPress, Uruguay - Sep 14, 2007 http://www.mercopress.com/vernoticia.do?id=11364&formato=HTML

 

UN reaches historic deal to speed up ozone chemical elimination

Platts Commodity News, 24 September 2007 http://www.platts.com/

 

UN brokers 10-year advance in elimination of HCFCs

Emissions Daily | 25-Sep-2007 | Platts Commodity News, http://www.platts.com/

 

Montreal talks could bolster greenhouse gas offsets market

Emissions Daily | 18-Sep-2007 Platts Commodity News, http://www.platts.com/

 

Canada's environment minister pushes for inclusion in AP6

Emissions Daily | 18-Sep-2007 Platts Commodity News, http://www.platts.com/  

 

CANADA: OZONE CONFERENCE PRODUCES PLAN TO REDUCE EMISSIONS

By Stephen Leahy, 24 September 2007, Inter Press Service, http://ipsnews.net/

 

OZONE LAYER; 'Historic' deal hastens phaseout of damaging chemicals

24 September 2007 Greenwire , By:Russell J. Dinnage, Greenwire reporter, www.greenwire.com

 

Canada Seeks Accelerated HCFC Phaseout

Chemweek's Business Daily, 19 September 2007

 

Nations Agree to Accelerate HCFC Phaseout

Chemweek's Business Daily, 24 September 2007

 

Deal reached on cutting ozone-damaging emissions

Reuters News, 21 September 2007

 

UPDATE 1-Ozone deal called boost to fighting climate change

Reuters News 22 September 2007, By David Ljunggren

 

Global Agreement Reached on Elimination of Ozone-Depleting Chemicals

Global Insight Daily Analysis, 24 September 2007, By: James Auger

 

Accelerated Phase-Out of Ozone-Depleting HCFCs

M2 Presswire, 24 September 2007, http://www.presswire.net

OZONE DEAL HAILED AS BLOW AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

23 September 2007, New Zealand Press Association, By David Ljunggren

'Pivotal' ozone deal struck; Nearly 200 nations back early phase-out of chemical

Edmonton Journal, David Ljunggren, Reuters; with Montreal Gazette, 23 September 2007

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UN hails 'historic' ozone pact; 191 nations. Agreement calls for accelerated action against greenhouse gas

The Gazette, Montreal Gazette, 23 September 2007, JAN RAVENSBERGEN www.unep.org/themes/climatechange/ozone

Montreal meeting to target ozone and climate; Cuts in ozone-depleting emissions expected to help combat global warming

Agence France-Presse, Vancouver Sun, 17 September 2007