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International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

19th Meeting of the Parties

HCFCs Accelerated Phaseout

 

Compilation of Relevant Articles from the Press Worldwide

September 2007

NORTH AMERICA

Montreal Protocol Could Be Model for Addressing Climate Change
US Department of State - Washington,DC,USA, 18 October 2007
http://usinfo.state.gov/xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-english&y=2007&m=October&x=20071018145531lcnirellep0.7443964

STEPHEN JOHNSON DELIVERS REMARKS AT THE MAJOR ECONOMIES MEETING ON ENERGY SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE- NEWS EVENT

Political Transcripts by CQ Transcriptions, 27 September 2007, http://public.cq.com/

STEPHEN JOHNSON DELIVERS REMARKS ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER - NEWS EVENT

Political Transcripts by CQ Transcriptions, 17 September 2007

BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

The U.S. believes the Parties have an important opportunity this week to agree on adjustments that will advance ozone recovery several years and also produce climate change benefits that are potentially greater than the reductions experienced under Kyoto (depending on the transition and development of new technologies and substitutes).

In moving faster to heal the ozone layer, we can write the next chapter in the Montreal Protocol's success story by helping prevent skin cancer caused by excess UV radiation exposure. As supporters of this effort, the U.S. encourages all delegates to strive to reach an agreement at this meeting that will accelerate HCFC control measures, demonstrating our continued commitment to finding cost-effective ways to promote a more rapid recovery for the ozone layer…

Canada seeks accelerated HCFC phaseout.

Chemical Week, Elsevier Engineering Information, 26 September 2007http://www.chemweek.com

Montreal meeting calls for faster HCFC phase-out

eSource Canada Business News Network, 26 September 2007, http://www.EcoWeek.ca

Accelerating the Phase-Out of HCFCs

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc. State Department Press Releases And Documents, 25 September 2007

Contact: Office of State Department Public Communication Division, 202-647-6575

ACCELERATED PHASE-OUT OF OZONE-DEPLETING HCFCS

States News Service, 22 September 2007

COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE GIVEN BIG CONFIDENCE BOOST IN CANADA

States News Service, 22 September 2007

ACCELERATED PHASE-OUT OF OZONE-DEPLETING HCFCS - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

FDCH Regulatory Intelligence Database, 22 September 2007

ACCELERATED PHASE-OUT OF OZONE-DEPLETING HYDROCHLOROFLUORO-CARBONS PLANNED

US Fed News, 22 September 2007

THE Montreal protocol, the ground-breaking deal to save the ozone layer

New Scientist, 22 September 2007, volume 195; issue 2622

How to Gain A Climate Consensus

WASHINGTON POST, Wednesday, September 5, 2007; By George P. Shultz

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/article/2007/09/04/AR2007090401759.html