Q. 35 C4.7( 3 Votes )

What is UNEP? What step has been taken by UNEP in 1987 to prevent too much damage to the ozone layer?

Answer :

UNEP stands for United Nations Environment Program.

In 1987, UNEP signed an agreement to stop the CFC production at 1986 level, amongst its member countries. Montreal Protocol was signed in September 1987 which states to reduce the consumption and production of ozone depleting substances in order to reduce their quantity in the environment thus protecting the fragile ozone layer.

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