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…

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…

Earth’s ‘ozone hole’ shrinks to lowest since 1988

From NASA Goddard: Warm Air Helped Make 2017 Ozone Hole Smallest Since 1988 Measurements from satellites this year showed the hole in Earth’s ozone layer that forms over Antarctica each…

Claim: forget CO2, it's the Methane and CFC's that will drown us in the ocean

From the “it’s that Methane and Ozone Emergency again” department, comes this breathless headline, for a kitchen sink press release that even includes the obligatory faux sinking atoll of Tuvalu. I…

The Ozone Scare Was A Dry Run For The Global Warming Scare

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball My grandmother told me “Your sins will find you out.” I don’t know if it’s original, but it certainly seems true when you look at…

Atmospheric concentration of an ozone destroying chemical drops mysteriously

From the “possible measurement error” department. Larry O’Hanlon (via AGU blogs) writes: Something strange has happened to the atmospheric concentration of a newly discovered, human-made, ozone-destroying gas: it has suddenly…

Laughable AGU Claim: 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami 'spurred global warming'

From the “everything causes global warming” department….except, the effect they are claiming is miniscule compared to business as usual emissions in the USA. For example, they say in the PR:…

Mysterious new man-made gases pose threat to ozone layer…

Image Credits: NOAA – National Weather Service – Climate Prediction Center By WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” On the heels of Andrew Dessler’s Ozone Hole tweet, we have from the…

Claim: What would have happened to the ozone layer if chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) had not been regulated?

A new modeling based paper in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics takes on that question directly. Of course the result is another “saved the world” moment according to some: [ Source:…

At AGU, NASA says CFC reduction is not shrinking the ozone hole – yet

NASA Reveals New Results From Inside the Ozone Hole  – Dec. 11, 2013 NASA scientists have revealed the inner workings of the ozone hole that forms annually over Antarctica and…