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Ozone Depleting Chemicals

CFCs The destruction of ozone is accelerated by certain trace gases containing nitrogen, hydrogen, bromine, and chlorine. These are referred to as ozone depletion chemicals. Consumption of ozone depleting substances expressed as million tonnes of ozone depletion potential (ODP), 1989-2009. ODP is a number that refers to the amount of ozone depletion caused by a …

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Record stratospheric ozone loss in the arctic in spring of 2011

Recordstratospheric ozone loss in the arctic in spring of 2011Geneva, 5 April2011 GENEVA 5 APRIL 2011 (WMO) — Depletion of the ozone layer- the shield thatprotects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays – has reached anunprecedented level over the Arctic this spring because of the continuingpresence of ozone-depleting substances in the atmosphere …

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Rajendra Madhavrao Shende

Rajendra Madhavrao Shende (born 13 July 1949) was the head of the OzonAction Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of the Technology, Industry and Economics (UNEP DTIE). He was also Review Editor for the IPCC Special report on Technology Transfer. He was also Coordinating Lead Author for the IPCC/TEAP special report] on safeguarding …

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