Describe your knowledge of international air quality standards and agreements.

Sample interview questions: Describe your knowledge of international air quality standards and agreements.

Sample answer:

  • Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (1987): An international agreement to phase out the production and consumption of ozone-depleting substances, such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).
  • UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (1992): An international environmental treaty to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous interference with the climate system.
  • Protocal to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals (1998): An international agreement to reduce emissions of heavy metals, such as lead, cadmium, and mercury, into the atmosphere.
  • Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (1998): An international agreement to ensure public access to environmental information, public participation in environmental decision-making, and access to justice in environmental matters.
  • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) (2001): An international agreement to eliminate or restrict the production, use, and disposal of persistent organic pollutants, such as dioxins, furans, and PCBs.
  • Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (Basel Convention) (1989): An international agreement to control the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes and their disposal.
  • Protocol on Pollution Load Reduction (PLR): A protocol to reduce pollution loads from ships in the Baltic Sea.
  • Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (… Read full answer


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