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Ozone Layer

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 03.09.2014 | 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...

Finally: Good News About The Ozone Hole

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.14.2013 | Green

Finally some good news regarding the health of our planet: The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica appears to have shrunk. According to Europe'...

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...

World's Only Climate Treaty That Knows What the F**k It's Doing Turns 25

Dan Worth | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green
Dan Worth

While Kyoto has become infamous for its modest record of squabbling at the edges of climate change, the Montreal Protocol has quietly solved five to ten times more of the climate problem than little brother.

'Green News Report' - September 25, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.25.2012 | 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...

Saving the Ozone Layer: Lessons for Fighting Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.14.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

America helped restore the ozone layer through a combination of scientific understanding, public pressure, bipartisan support and industry innovation. I believe we can marshal those same forces to fight climate change, but we are not there yet.

The Congress That's Hazardous to Your Health: Two More Nasty Little Bills from House Republicans

David Doniger | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green
David Doniger

This week, the Republican leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee is planning to continue its war on Americans' health by passing two more nasty little bills to weaken public health safeguards under the Clean Air Act.

Past Time to Stop Greenhouse Gas Pollution

Dominique Browning | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Dominique Browning

What do greenhouse gases have to do with our children's health? Lots, it turns out. None of it good. Parents have to make our voices heard. No one cares more about our children. Let Congress know that we want strong regulation of greenhouse gas pollution.

Nobel-Winning Scientist Who Sounded Alarm On Ozone Dies

AP | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — F. Sherwood Rowland, the Nobel prize-winning chemist who sounded the alarm on the thinning of the Earth's ozone layer and crusade...

Sustainability is for People, Too: Why We Need Fair Labor Rights in Organic Farming

Jim Cochran | Posted 07.17.2011 | Green
Jim Cochran

Our global, industrial food system is causing a slow erosion of the rich complexity that used to exist in farming communities around the world.

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...

Is Americans' Climate Ignorance a Tragedy or an Opportunity?

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

Everyone wants to pour their climate message into the chasm of ignorance, including Glenn Beck and possibly an oil-backed group of Evangelicals, who push the notion climate change is a "false religion."

Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Ropeik

Bisphenol A. is a classic case of how, as much as we'd like to think our thinking brain can calculate risk based on facts, in the end it's not just about facts, but how those facts feel.

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...