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Banned ozone-destroying chemical is probably still in use

Gizmag - Fri 18 May 18

Back in 1987, the global community signed an agreement known as The Montreal Protocol, which called for all countries to phase out the production of ozone-layer-depleting chlorofluorocarbons ...

Someone is wrecking the ozone layer again. They must be stopped

Newscientist - Thu 17 May 18

For the health of our planet, and ourselves, we must find and foil those who breach crucial environmental treaties, says Lesley Evans Ogden

Emissions of a Banned Ozone-Eating Chemical Are Rising Again and Scientists Don’t Know Why

TIME - Wed 16 May 18

"Emissions today are about the same as it was nearly 20 years ago"

Mysterious rise in emissions of ozone-damaging chemical

BBC News - Wed 16 May 18

Researchers discover an unexplained rise in a compound that is highly destructive to the ozone layer.

Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising

Phys.org - Wed 16 May 18

Something strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer: Scientists say there's more of it—not less—going into the atmosphere and they ...

Unknown source ramps up ozone-destroying CFC production

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 16 May 18

Modelling shows CFC decline has slowed – and no one knows why. Andrew Masterson reports.

There's No Good Explanation for Why Ozone-Ripping CFCs Are Back

Livescience - Thu 17 May 18

Scientists can't explain why in the world someone would decide to pump out the dangerous gases again.

A banned CFC is destroying the ozone and nobody can find its source

Engadget - Thu 17 May 18

Scientists spent years campaigning for a ban on the ozone-damaging chemical CFC-11, but 30 years after it was phased out in the 1987 Montreal Protocol, someone somewhere is breaking ...

Rise in CFC emissions threatens ozone recovery

CandEN - Wed 16 May 18

Rogue trichlorofluoromethane likely originates from production facilities in East Asia

It seems someone is producing a banned ozone-depleting chemical again

Ars Technica - Wed 16 May 18

Decline of CFC-11 has slowed in recent years, pointing to a renewed source.

Banned ozone-destroying CFCs are still pumped into the atmosphere

Daily Mail - Wed 16 May 18

The rate of decline of CFCs has slowed by 50 per cent since 2012, according to researchers from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder, Colorado.

Illegal CFC production may be slowing ozone layer recovery

Chemistry World - Wed 16 May 18

Surprise increase in trichlorofluoromethane emissions linked to east Asia

Levels of ozone-destroying CFCs are mysteriously rising

Inhabitat - Thu 17 May 18

Globally banned by the Montreal protocol in 1987 for their ozone-destroying properties, chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) chemicals are experiencing a comeback. In recent years, levels of CFCs have increased ...

Ooops. Despite Montreal Protocol, ozone-destroying CFC’s on the rise

Watts Up With That? - Thu 17 May 18

NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite ...

Emissions of Banned Ozone-eating Chemical are Rising

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 16 May 18

NewsSomething strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth’s protective ozone layer. But scientists say there is more of it, not less, going into the atmosphere ...

NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol

SpaceDaily - Fri 18 May 18

Boulder CO (SPX) May 17, 2018 Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an international treaty that required an end to its ...

NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol, Phys.org (news wire) - Wed 16 May 18
NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol, Eurekalert - Wed 16 May 18

Rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol

ScienceDaily - Wed 16 May 18

Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an international treaty that required an end to its production in 2010, a new study shows. ...