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Protecting the Ozone Layer The United Nations History

By: Stephen O Anderson and K Madhava Sarma
400 pages, photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Protecting the Ozone Layer
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  • Protecting the Ozone Layer ISBN: 9781844071722 Paperback Dec 2005 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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Explains the problem and documents the creation of the Montreal Protocol of 1987, which has since been reinforced 5 times. Its effectiveness may offer lessons for related issues.


Introduction; The science of ozone depletion; Diplomacy: The beginning, 1974-1987; From strength to strength, 1988-1992; Racing towards success, 1993-2001; Technology and business policy; Implementation; Compliance; Media coverage; The role of environmental NGOs; Conclusions; Appendices: Timeline; World Plan of Action; Controlled substances; Control measures; Categories of incremental costs; Awards; Assessment panels; Core readings; Scholars of the Montreal Protocol; Selected ozone websites; Glossary, Index

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Stephen O. Andersen is Director of Strategic Climate Projects at the US Environment Protection Agency. K. Madhava Sarma was formerly Executive Secretary of the UN Montreal Protocol Secretariat
By: Stephen O Anderson and K Madhava Sarma
400 pages, photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
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'One of the most impressive environmental books ever written: a superbly crafted, beautifully organized and totally authoritative account of one of the most innovative and successful treaties in diplomatic history... It is, simply, great' Ambassador Richard Benedick; 'Essential... should be a standard reference text for anybody trying to take this matter seriously' TEG News British Ecological Society; 'Required reading for all of us who are interested in environmental policy' International Journal of Sustainable Development
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