UN report reveals ozone layer on track for full recovery by 2060

Around 30 years ago, the world came together to attempt to mend a widening hole in the Earth's ozone layer, which plays a very important role in shielding us from the Sun's ultraviolet rays. A new report compiled by leading environmental agencies has revealed that this long-term healing strategy is continuing to pay dividends, though evidence is emerging that harmful compounds are still slipping through the cracks... Continue Reading UN report reveals ozone layer on track for full recovery by 2060 Category: Environment Tags: Ozone United Nations

UN report reveals ozone layer on track for full recovery by 2060

Around 30 years ago, the world came together to attempt to mend a widening hole in the Earth's ozone layer, which plays a very important role in shielding us from the Sun's ultraviolet ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Gizmag

Antarctic ozone hole grows, but not by much

Scientists say variation in size is testament to success in phasing out aerosols. Andrew Masterson reports.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Ozone: The Earth's protective shield is repairing

The ozone layer is finally healing from damage humans have caused, according to the United Nations.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from BBC News

More protection: UN says Earth's ozone layer is healing

Earth's protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said.

Mon 5 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Ozone hole modest despite optimum conditions for ozone depletion

The ozone hole that forms in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica each September was slightly above average size in 2018, NOAA and NASA scientists reported today.

Fri 2 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Ozone healing confirmed in Montreal Protocol assessment

Latest projections say ozone levels in the stratosphere will recover around the middle of the century

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Chemistry World

Hole in ozone layer should completely patch up within 50 years, UN says

Finally some good news about the climate for a change!

Wed 7 Nov 18 from ZME Science

Good environmental news, for once: The ozone layer is healing thanks to worldwide cooperation

Finally some good news from the environment. The ozone layer -- which protects us from the sun's harmful radiation -- is slowly healing, the United Nations said.        

Mon 5 Nov 18 from USA today

Earth’s Ozone Layer is Healing, UN-Backed Report Says

While climate change concerns continue to mount, a new United Nations-backed report delivered a positive environmental update: Earth’s ozone layer is finally healing. On Monday, the U.N. ...

Mon 5 Nov 18 from Geek.com

Ozone layer will be completely HEALED by the 2060s

The hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica is slowly healing and will be fully intact over the poles by the 2060s, a United Nations study has found.

Mon 5 Nov 18 from Daily Mail

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