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Council Decision (EU) 2017/1541 on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen.
Keyword
Air quality/air pollution Ozone layer International agreement-implementation Pollution control
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

By virtue of this Decision, the Council of the European Union approves the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer. The text of the Amendment is attached to the Decision. The Kigali Amendment contributes to the implementation of the Paris Agreement as regards its objective to keep the global temperature increase well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1,5 °C above pre-industri

Full text
English
Website
eur-lex.europa.eu

Other references

Implements treaty

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Treaty | Multilateral | Montreal |

Keyword: Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000953)

Implements treaty

Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Treaty | Multilateral | Kigali |

Keyword: Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-160057)