Archived News

February 2011

  • The Economist: Climate change in black and white (17 Feb 2011)
  • ClimateWire: Waxman memo claims attack on EPA climate rules is far-reaching (9 Feb 2011)

May 2011

  • The Washington Post: Arctic Council to address role of soot in global warming (11 May 2011)
  • Politico: Hot-button issues at Arctic summit (11 May 2011)

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November 2010

Call for Climate Protection Under Ozone Treaty

Bangkok, Thailand, November 12, 2010 – At the 22nd annual meeting of the Montreal Protocol in Bangkok, a growing number of parties—expected to soon surpass a majority-- supported a proposal to use the ozone treaty to address super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons or HFCs. To Read More. For more information, see coverage by the New York Times and Nature.


October 2010

Thai-American Celebrity Tata Young Receives US EPA Montreal Protocol Award

Read about Tata Young and her award in: "Thin Skin up in the Sky" by Nirmal Ghosh at The Straits Times


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May 2010

  • Seminar Co-hosted by IGSD Focuses on "Other" Half of Climate Change and Role of Media in Raising Awareness, Mobilizing World to Act

    24 May 2010: The Montreal Protocol’s success to date in protecting the ozone layer and the climate system was the focus of an all-day seminar as part of the 2010 Asia Media Summit in Beijing – an event drawing more than 700 broadcast journalists from all over the Asian region. The “Ozone Protection and Climate Benefit” seminar was presented by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

    To read more, click here.

  • NGOs Petition EPA to Ban Powerful GHG From Use in Car Air Conditioning (12 May 2010)
  • North American Countries and Micronesia Target "Super" GHGs Under Ozone Treaty (see climate mitigation graph here) (9 May)

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October 2007

  • Duke Law Magazine profiles IGSD President Durwood Zaelke in the Fall 2007/Winter 2008 issue.

September 2007