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'Green News Report' - September 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Going the wrong way! Greenhouse gas emissions jump at fastest rate on r...

Scientists Identify Possible Cause Of Huge Ice Shelf Collapse

Reuters | Alister Doyle | Posted 09.12.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle OSLO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Warmer air triggered the collapse of a huge ice shelf off Antarctica in 2002, according to a ...

Earth's Protective Ozone Layer Recovering, Scientists Say

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used...

Ozone-Depleting Emissions Not Stopped By Montreal Protocol

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green

New research from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center shows that large quantities of a chemical responsible for depleting the ozone layer are still bei...

Massive Hole Found In Earth's 'Detergent' Layer

Climate Central | Andrea Thompson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green

This post originally appeared on Climate Central: It turns out the hole in the now famous ozone layer above the South Pole isn’t the only hole in...

Four New Gases Found That Harm The Ozone Layer

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, March 9 (Reuters) - Scientists have detected four new man-made gases that damage the...

NASA Sets Date For Full Recovery Of Ozone Hole

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.13.2013 | Green

2070 is shaping up to be a great year for Mother Earth. That's when NASA scientists are predicting the hole in the ozone layer might finally make a...

'Encouraging News' About Ozone Hole

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 12.24.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warm air at high altitudes this September and October helped shrink the man-made ozone hole near the South Pole ever so slightly, ...

Is The Antarctic Ozone Hole Causing Warming?

Posted 08.09.2013 | Green

By Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer: The hole in the planet's ozone layer may be shifting wind patterns and cloud cover over Antarctica in a w...

'Green News Report' - February 14, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Troubling Discovery In The Ozone Layer

Posted 02.01.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Lauren Morello: High above Antarctica, the atmosphere is slowly recovering from the decades-long barrage of manmade chemical...

The Ozone Hole Has Shrunk To The Second Smallest It's Been In 20 Years

Posted 10.25.2012 | Green

From LiveScience: The ozone hole above the Antarctic has hit its maximum extent for the year. Due to warm temperatures, the opening in the protecti...

Ozone Hole May Be Getting Smaller, UN Says

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

GENEVA (Reuters) - The hole in the ozone layer, the earth's protective shield against ultraviolet rays, is expected to be smaller this year over the A...

Facing Existential Risk: How the U.S. Survived the Atom Bomb and the Ozone Hole

William Heegaard | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
William Heegaard

In this project I examine the history behind American perception of human extinction. I explore how existential risk has shaped foreign policy by tracing the domestic debate over nuclear war and ozone depletion.

Climate Disruption: Drought and Dead Trees

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

History is rich with lessons, but will political hubris take heed of past civilizations annihilated by drought? The Akkadian, Moche, Tiwanaku, Mayan, and Anasazi to name but a few are well documented in our history books.

The Toxic Substances Control Act's Toxic Baddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Of the some 80,000 chemicals manufactured and used in the United States, the EPA has issued regulations to control just five "existing" and four "new" chemicals. Today, we'll learn a little about each of them.

Ozone Layer Suffers Record Loss

AP | By JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green

GENEVA -- The protective ozone layer in the Arctic that keeps out the sun's most damaging rays – ultraviolet radiation – has thinned about...

PHOTO: Ozone Depletion Has STOPPED, Should Be Restored Mid Century

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

September 16 marks the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorated as the anniversary of that day in 1987 when the Montrea...

Our Flame Retardants -- Ourselves

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Introduced as the miracle compounds, halocarbons have revealed themselves as fools good. The flame retardant chemical often leach, leading to lower IQs and depressed fertility.