The Ozone Hole Returns to Both Poles

Some years ago, relating to a project I was carrying out, I asked the Max Planck Institute and Cambridge University –both experts in this field-if it were possible that Antarctic…

Ozone on the rise – suggests pollution controls aren’t ‘working as well as we thought’

In a first-ever study using ozone data collected by commercial aircraft, researchers from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder found that…

Emissions of several ozone-depleting chemicals are larger than expected

Recovering and safely destroying the sources of these chemicals could speed ozone recovery and reduce climate change Massachusetts Institute of Technology In 2016, scientists at MIT and elsewhere observed the…

Ozone-depleting substances caused half of late 20th-century Arctic warming, says study

Implicated in a third of overall global warming at the time Earth Institute at Columbia University A scientific paper published in 1985 was the first to report a burgeoning hole…

Claim: The Montreal Protocol Saved the Arctic From Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A novel excuse for why RCP 8.5 is running way too hot, yet is still essentially correct, from the “ship of fools” home base, the…

Hole In The Ozone Layer Shrinks To Smallest Size On Record

From The Daily Caller NASA image/ screen grab Jason Hopkins Immigration and politics reporter October 22, 2019 12:18 PM ET The hole in the ozone layer shrank to its smallest…

New paper connects upper stratospheric ozone changes to the solar cycle

The authors write in this plain language summary: Changes in the output of the Sun are thought to influence surface weather and climate through a set of processes initiated by…

Despite growing larger this year, NASA says the Antarctic ozone hole is healing

This year, the South Pole region of Antarctica was slightly colder than the previous few years, so the ozone hole grew larger. However, scientists from NASA have developed models to…

Location of large mystery source of banned ozone depleting substance uncovered

From the University of Bristol The compound, carbon tetrachloride, contributes to the destruction of the Earth’s ozone layer, which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation. As a result, the production…

Ooops. Despite Montreal Protocol, ozone-destroying CFC's on the rise

NOAA finds rising emissions of ozone-destroying chemical banned by Montreal Protocol Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an…