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McKenna says amendment signed to Montreal Protocol

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says an amendment to the Montreal Protocol has been signed that will lower the levels of a type of greenhouse gas that warms the planet even more quickly than carbon dioxide. 258 more words


UV Radiation Particularly Intense in The Arctic

ACIA (Arctic Climate Impact Assessment) is a separate project established by the Arctic Council in 2004. Access ACIA multi-disciplinary reports HERE and HERE. The Arctic Climate Impact Assessment report chapter five (5) discusses findings about Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation in the Arctic Region in detail. 365 more words

Change Leadership

NASA: ‘Natural Variability,’ Not The UN, Shrank The Ozone Layer Hole —

By MICHAEL BASTASCH The extent of the dreaded “hole” in the Earth’s ozone layer over Antarctica is the smallest it’s been since government scientists began monitoring it nearly three decades ago.

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Climate Matters

Montreal Protocol has 30 year anniversary

by Katelynn Fleming

September 16, 2017 was World Ozone Day, and also marked the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, one of the most important and successful environmental protection laws in existence. 404 more words


Sunday Science 17/09/17

Another “proper” post will be coming soon, but in the meantime, here’s my Sunday Science links. You’ll have noticed by now that when I say “science” in this context I mean everything even tangentially related to it. 485 more words


World Ozone Day

Today (16:09:2017) is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

As we celebrate the World Ozone Day today, it’s good to refresh our memories on the importance of the ozone layers in our atmosphere. 220 more words


After 30 years of the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is gradually healing

Clouds over Australia’s Davis Research Station, containing ice particles that activate ozone-depleting chemicals, triggering the annual ozone hole.
Barry Becker/BOM/AAD, Author provided

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