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Renewables focus not the most important says leading environmentalist, Paul Hawken

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


Ozone Hole is Shrinking? Because...

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?

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.

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Climate Matters

Review: A Redder Shade of Green: Intersections of Science and Socialism

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


Banning CFCs Helped Ozone Hole Recover

The protections afforded by the ozone layer are important.

Hailed as an example of how concerted global action can help solve a planetary crisis, a new  199 more words

Scientific Research

Ozone hole recovering thanks to Montreal Protocol, NASA says

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


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