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World Ozone Day 2019: A shield that protects from harmful rays


The Montreal Protocol has led to the phase-out of 99 percent of ozone-depleting chemicals in refrigerators, air-cooling systems, and other products.
World Ozone Day 2019 A shield that protects from harmful rays
World Ozone Day 2019


Consistently September 16 is set apart as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. On December 19, 2000, the United Nations General Assembly assigned the day in recognition of the date in 1987 when countries marked the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

The ozone layer, a fragile layer of gas, shields the Earth from the hurtful beams of the sun. The celebrations are otherwise called World Ozone Day.

As per the United Nations, the topic during the current year, 32 Years and Healing, celebrates more than three many years of worldwide participation to ensure the ozone layer and the atmosphere under the Montreal Protocol. The Montreal Protocol has prompted the elimination of 99 percent of ozone-exhausting chemicals in fridges, air-conditioner, and different items.

"As we appropriately focus our energies around handling environmental change, we should be mindful so as not to disregard the ozone layer and remain caution to the danger presented by the illegal utilization of ozone-exhausting gases. The ongoing discovery of discharges of one such gas, CFC-11, advises us that we need to be kept observing and reporting systems, and improved guidelines and implementation, " said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the event of World Ozone Day.

On the event of World Ozone Day, the United Nations encourages the natives of the world to show support the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which came into power on January 1, 2019. As indicated by the Kigali Amendment, by staging down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are intense atmosphere warming gases, the world can stay away from up to 0.4 degree Celsius of worldwide temperature ascend before the century's over, while proceeding to ensure the ozone layer.

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