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China Emitting Large Amounts Of Banned Greenhouse Gas: This Is How CFC Destroys The Ozone Layer

An international study points to several Chinese factories as primary sources of CFCs. The banned chemical compound is known to accelerate the destruction of the ozone layer in the Earth's atmosphere.

Earth/Environment May 25, 2019

Mysterious Source Of Ozone-Destroying Chemicals Traced To East China

Scientists have traced East China as the mysterious source of rogue carbon emissions that destroy the ozone layer. The findings of the study will help act as a map that could check out which provinces in China are causing rogue emissions.

Earth/Environment May 23, 2019

Banned Ozone-Depleting Chemical Possibly Still Being Produced: What Are Chlorofluorocarbons?

Why is it important to keep chlorofluorocarbon emissions down? The chemicals actively destroy the ozone, which could potentially lead to our exposure to harmful radiation.

Earth/Environment May 21, 2018

Humanity's Plan To Save The Ozone Layer Is Working, NASA Shows

The whole world signed the Montreal Protocol in 1987 to ban chlorofluorocarbons, which were depleting the ozone layer. Over 30 years later, NASA has now provided direct proof that humanity's plan to patch up the ozone hole is working.

Earth/Environment January 7, 2018

Ozone layer may be recovering: The plot (and the ozone layer) thickens

Banning of ozone-depleting chemicals more than 25 years ago finally yielding results as Earth's ozone layer shows signs of recovery, U.N. report says. Worst damage, an ozone "hole" over Antarctica, has stabilized, it says.

Earth/Environment September 11, 2014

Ozone-destroying new man-made gases discovered in atmosphere

Scientists have discovered four new gasses that could damage the ozone layer. Over 74,000 tonnes of these harmful gasses have already been released into the atmosphere.

Earth/Environment March 12, 2014

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