ozone layer

Since the 1970s, the ozone layer has slowly become thinner, now, the ozone layer is slowly being repaired.
In a rare -- and much-needed -- environmental win, a UN report says parts of the ozone layer could be fully healed by the 2030s.
October will be the time to make a decision that reverberates for generations to come.
"We can now be confident that the things we’ve done have put the planet on a path to heal," one scientist says.
There is a pattern: Deny the science, question the motives, exaggerate the costs, help the polluters. When they are wrong this often, but keep at it, you have to wonder whether they care about whether they're right or wrong, or whether they are performing some other service.
In the West, atheism is growing. Nearly a billion people around the world are essentially godless. Yet, that burgeoning population faces an important challenge in the near future
Chlorodifluoromethane, commonly known as R-22, is a chemical compound used for refrigeration purposes. Although numerous home cooling systems contain this gaseous substance, R-22 reliance is currently being phased out in the United States due to its hazardous environmental impact.
Safer chemicals and more energy efficient technologies can provide cooling without severe climate implications. Shifting to these alternatives could avoid the equivalent of 12 times the current annual carbon pollution of the United States by 2050.
Shultz is correct. The mistake is being made by the field of Republican presidential candidates pandering to those in their base who deny that climate change even exists and that even if it did, the United States cannot do anything about it.
This year marks the end of large exemptions for a dangerous ozone-destroying chemical called methyl bromide -- an agricultural chemical then used mainly to kill soil pests in strawberry, tomato, and other vegetable-growing regions.
Under deadline to release its proposal by Monday, the agency said it will seek a National Ambient Air Quality Standard between
The planet is not ours; we have borrowed it from the next generation. And we disproportionately suffer the consequences of fossil fuel pollution and the damage it inflicts on the world's climate.
This post originally appeared on Climate Central: But the probes were right: There was barely any ozone throughout this huge
"The concentrations are not yet a threat to the ozone layer," lead author Johannes Laube of the University of East Anglia
2070 is shaping up to be a great year for Mother Earth. By 2070, however, the ozone hole is expected to have made a full
CLARIFICATION: An earlier version of this piece attributed the MetOp satellites to the European Space Agency (ESA). MetOp
NOAA staff at the United States' South Pole research station prepare to release a balloon that will measure the strength
While Kyoto has become infamous for its modest record of squabbling at the edges of climate change, the Montreal Protocol has quietly solved five to ten times more of the climate problem than little brother.
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