The visiting American writer and environmentalist, Paul Hawken, made people sit up and pay attention in Melbourne this week when he said there’s no point having hope. 585 more words
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The Ozone Hole is shrinking – according to Scientific reports released in 2016! In fact, it appears that the main reason it is shrinking is because of the natural global temperature changes, ie, warmer temperatures in the polar regions cause the hole to shrink and rising temperatures in the stratosphere also play a significant role. 588 more words
NASA Claim: Definitive Evidence of the Montreal Protocol’s Success on ‘Ozone Hole’ – but may be premature — Watts Up With That?
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From the “Montreal Protocol success is not weather, unless it is” department and NASA Goddard: Using measurements from NASA’s Aura satellite, scientists studied chlorine within the Antarctic ozone hole over the last several years, watching as the amount slowly decreased.
Ian Angus’ (author of Canadian Bolsheviks, 1981; Facing the Anthropocene, 2016) latest book A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism… 1,090 more words
There’s concrete proof that the hole in the ozone is recovering, NASA scientists say.
According to a release, there has been a decline in chlorine in the atmosphere, which NASA attributed to the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) ban set in place (commonly referred to as the Montreal Protocol.) 230 more words