28 Mar '12, 3pm

When the World Tackled an Environmental Threat, and Won

When the World Tackled an Environmental Threat, and Won By JIM WITKIN In 1974, Dr. Sherwood Rowland, a young research scientist, warned the world that chlorofluorocarbons, man-made chemicals found in aerosol sprays and refrigerators, were damaging the earth’s ozone layer. It took 13 years of bitter debate among governments, business leaders, scientists and concerned citizens before the world accepted his findings and moved to ban these chemicals through an international treaty, the Montreal Protocol, in 1987. Dr. Rowland died this month at age 84. Many of the articles about his life have recounted the success of the Montreal Protocol and ruminated on what lessons might be applied in seeking action on climate change. “Shattered Sky,” a new documentary by the independent filmmakers Steve Dorst and Dan Evans that had its premiere last week at the Environmental Film Festival i...

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