Newsy (July 3, 2016) A new study shows the hole in the ozone layer is shrinking, thanks in large part to the Montreal Protocol, which sought to curb harmful chemicals.
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AFP (July 22, 2016) US Secretary of State John Kerry urges leaders to boost the fight against hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), a powerful greenhouse gas, and push through an amendment to the Montreal Protocol of 1987.
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AP (Jan. 21, 2015) The developer of the long-debated Keystone XL pipeline to Canada's oil sands took its first steps in Nebraska on Tuesday since the state's high court removed a major legal barrier for the planned ... watch video
Oct. 19, 2016 Loss of cultural heritage first brings to mind the destruction in the Middle East. But in the Caribbean it is mainly natural processes such as coastal erosion and human interventions driven by ... read more
Oct. 18, 2016 New research suggests that "flash droughts" -- like the one that unexpectedly gripped the Southern Rockies and Midwest in the summer of 2012 -- could be predicted months in ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Bolivian glaciers shrunk by 43% between 1986 and 2014, and will continue to diminish if temperatures in the region continue to increase. Glacier recession is leaving lakes ... read more
May 16, 2016 The Canadian government's plan to legalize marijuana contravenes its current legal obligations to the United Nation's international drug-control conventions, states a new expert ... read more
Nov. 18, 2013 Canadians do not share the federal government’s opinion when it comes to the fight against climate change. Canada should work more closely with other countries to address this issue, according to ... read more
June 29, 2012 The European Union implemented a cap and trade scheme in 2005 to help it fulfil its obligations under the first phase of the Kyoto Protocol for reducing carbon emissions. The Scandinavian nations had ... read more