Day: 23 March 2001
New online trading scheme should cut use of the worst halons
The first ever online halon trading scheme, launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), should ease the international exchange of ‘banked’ halons, and reduce the use of newly-produced halons that damage the ozone layer, according to its developers.
WHO calls for health sector to become involved in water management
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for those involved in water management to have greater responsibility for their effects on people’s health, and states that it can no longer be left to water management authorities or environment ministries.
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