Ozone Layer

NASA satellites have observed the Antarctic ozone hole since the late 1970s — before and after nations agreed to stop producing chemicals that destroy the ozone layer. Instrument: Aura — OMI. (Image: NASA)

Iodine May Slow Ozone Layer Recovery

A new paper quantifying small levels of iodine in Earth’s stratosphere could help explain why some of the planet’s protective ozone layer isn’t healing as fast as expected. The paper posits a set of connections that link air pollution near…

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Iodine May Slow Ozone Layer Recovery

A new paper quantifying small levels of iodine in Earth’s stratosphere could help explain why some of the planet’s protective ozone layer isn’t healing as fast as expected. The paper…

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Climate Change: Why There Is Hope for the Future

Talks of climate change and shifting weather patterns have largely been focused on the negative in recent times, such as the wildfires of the Amazon or Australia, record carbon dioxide…