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Using the Montreal Protocol to address climate change

In 1987 the Montreal Protocol was adopted to address the planet’s thinning ozone layer.

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Using the Montreal Protocol to address climate change

In 1987 the Montreal Protocol was adopted to address the planet’s thinning ozone layer.

Wikimedia Commons/LuisArmandoRasteletti

Humans are healing the ozone layer. Wait, what?

Thanks to global coordination, the giant hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is set to mend by 2066.

In 1987 the Montreal Protocol was adopted to address the planet’s thinning ozone layer.

Wikimedia Commons/LuisArmandoRasteletti

   

Global action and a commitment by nation’s leaders to stop producing harmful chemicals used in aerosols and refrigerants has shifted the course of this looming problem.

Reset learns more about how the world changed course.

GUESTS: Kristina Dahl, principal climate scientist for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists

Stephen Montzka, senior scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Global Monitoring Laboratory

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