DATE: Signed September 16, 1987; took effect January 1, 1989; amended 1990, 1992, 1995, 1997, and 1999
The Montreal Protocol was created to help preserve the Earth’s ozone layer by severely limiting the production and use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs ) and other halogenated compounds.
Publication Information & Recommended Citation
Bromberg, Howard. "Montreal Protocol." Mark S. Coyne and W. J. Maunder, co-authors. In Encyclopedia of Global Resources. 2nd ed., edited by Craig W. Allin. Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2019.