Wednesday 26 August 2020

Net Zero 2030: A Tortoise Moonshot

The hole in the sky

Just two years after scientists discovered we were destroying the ozone layer, the world worked together to fix it. Listen to the thrilling story of a race against time…

The hole in the sky

It was described as “perhaps the single most successful international agreement to date.” Two years after scientists became convinced that we were gravely damaging the ozone layer, the international community came together and signed a historic treaty to restrict the emissions of dangerous chemicals.

It was a remarkable moment of international collaboration – a moonshot that came good. So how did it happen? And what lessons can we learn from the people who were there?

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