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Jamal Munshi: An Empirical test of the chemical theory of ozone depletion

My thanks to talkshop reader Jamal Munshi for alerting me to his paper on ozone and aerosols. It makes a strong case for viewing the ozone level above the Antarctic as a special case due to its unique geography, calling into question conclusions about human emissions drawn by scientists and acted on by the Montreal protocol. 478 more words

Analysis

Development of Refrigerants

What is refrigerant: A refrigerant is a primary working fluid used for absorbing and transmitting heat in a refrigeration system. Refrigerants absorb heat at a low temperature and low pressure and release heat at a higher temperature and pressure. 341 more words

Economists Expected a Scare but Oct. Jobs Report Not Bad + More - Daily Digest

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THE FOUNDATION

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Democrats

Help me, I'm Burning!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Dear Leader.”

Dear John Key, Tim Grosser and New Zealand,

I write this letter because I am scared.

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Experiences

How Arctic ozone hole was avoided by Montreal Protocol

The Antarctic ozone hole would have been 40% bigger by now if ozone-depleting chemicals had not been banned in the 1980s, according to research.

Models also show that at certain times, a large hole would have opened up at the other end of the globe. 335 more words

Science

Bangkok: hustle, bustle and unexpected secrets

I was recently in Bangkok for a meeting of the Montreal Protocol (governing substances that deplete the ozone layer) held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific… 635 more words

Surprising Encounters In An Urban Landscape