Climate Change Negotiations – UNFCCC, COP, Other Conventions and Protocols

The success of Montreal Protocol

  1. As a result of the international agreement, the ozone hole in Antarctica is slowly recovering
  2. Climate projections indicate that the ozone layer will return to 1980 levels between 2050 and 2070
  3. Due to its widespread adoption and implementation it has been hailed as an example of exceptional international co-operation
  4. Kofi Annan: ‘Perhaps the single most successful international agreement to date has been the Montreal Protocol’
  5. In comparison, effective burden sharing and solution proposals mitigating regional conflicts of interest have been among the success factors for the Ozone depletion challenge, where global regulation based on the Kyoto Protocol has failed to do so

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