"unprecedented" Arctic ozone hole breaks all records

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"unprecedented" Arctic ozone hole breaks all records

Post by kramer » Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:13 am

02 October 2011

In the first three months of this year, something unprecedented happened in the skies over the Arctic. A large hole appeared in the ozone layer, far bigger than any seen there before.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn2 ... cords.html
Geneva/Nairobi, 16 September 2010

– International efforts to protect the ozone layer—the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays—are a success and have stopped additional ozone losses and contributed to mitigating the greenhouse effect, according to a new report.

http://www.wmo.int/pages/mediacentre/pr ... 98_en.html
“We should have been warned by the CFC/ozone affair because the corruption of science in that was so bad that something like 80% of the measurements being made during that time were either faked, or incompetently done.”

- Scientist James Lovelock

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