Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

September 2007

Strengthened Ozone Treaty Provides Powerful Climate Mitigation

September 23, 2007

The 191 Parties to the Montreal Protocol reached a historic agreement late Friday night to strengthen the ozone treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25 billion tons of CO2 equivalent—more than the Kyoto Protocol’s initial reduction target from 2008 to 2012. read more