Tag Archive for 'Montreal Protocol'

UNEP produces comprehensive assessment of global environment

June 7th, 2012 by United Nations Environment Programme

The fifth edition of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5), launched on the eve of the Rio+20 Summit, assessed 90 of the most-important environmental goals and objectives and found that significant progress had only been made in four. These are: eliminating the production and use of substances that deplete the ozone layer, removal of lead from […]

Sensible and practical actions will reduce greenhouse gas emissions says Nobel Laureate

January 10th, 2012 by Mark Golden

In December 2011, Stanford Nobel laureate Burton Richter received the 2011 Phi Beta Kappa Book Award in Science for ‘Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Change and Energy in the 21st Century‘ (Cambridge University Press, 2010). Richter, who was in his mid-70s when he began work on the book, remains active, diving into energy and environmental […]