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Fast growing HFC levels could undermine climate benefits of the Montreal Protocol

A WMO-UNEP report stresses that climate benefits of the Montreal Protocol could be offset significantly by projected emissions of HFCs used to replace ozone depleting substances.
The Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014, published by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has found that the ozone layer is expected to recover to 1980 benchmark levels, the time before significant ozone layer depletion, before t...

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