Category Archives: Ozone

Study shows CFCs, cosmic rays major culprits for global warming

From the University of Waterloo press release. WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Dec. 21, 2009) – Cosmic rays and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), both already implicated in depleting the Earth’s ozone layer, are also responsible for changes in the global climate, a University of … Continue reading

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Global ozone layer depletion leveling off – rising slightly

From the European Space Agency. By merging more than a decade of atmospheric data from European satellites, scientists have compiled a homogeneous long-term ozone record that allows them to monitor total ozone trends on a global scale – and the … Continue reading

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The Left Hand Knows Not What The Right Hand is Doing

Guest Post by Steven Goddard Last weeks’ top Antarctic AGW story was : Antarctic ice melting faster than expected due to CO2, of course. This week the #1 story is : Antarctic ice spreading but the increase in size is … Continue reading

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Galactic Cosmic Rays May Be Responsible For The Antarctic Ozone Hole

NOTE: It has been pointed out to me by an email from a regular WUWT reader that some people get a different conclusion from the headline other than what I was thinking of.  So, for those who didn’t read the … Continue reading

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This year’s Antarctic ozone hole is 5th biggest

September 12th, 2008 Ozone hole over the Antarctic From NASA News This is considered a “moderately large” ozone hole, according to NASA atmospheric scientist, Paul Newman. And while this year’s ozone hole is the fifth largest on record, the amount … Continue reading

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New theory predicts the largest ozone hole over Antarctica will occur this month – cosmic rays at fault

From a University of Waterloo press release (h/t to commenter Rob) WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008) — A University of Waterloo scientist says that cosmic rays are a key cause for expanding the hole in the ozone layer over … Continue reading

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