Opinion: Montreal Protocol on CFCs holds lessons for climate action


Op-ed by Sébastien Jodoin, assistant professor in the Faculty of Law and Hamish van der Ven, assistant professor in the School of Environment and the Department of Political Science at McGill University. 

"A cohesive and compelling narrative is key: In the late 1980s, scientists and activists developed a compelling narrative about the depletion of the ozone layer that resonated with the public and led to the signing of the Montreal Protocol. This narrative was comprised of two elements: the metaphor of an “ozone hole” and the accompanying risk of skin cancers."

Read more: Montreal Gazette