We can now heal the Ozone Hole. NASA sees definitive evidence of the Montreal Protocol’s success.
NASA: Earth’s Ozone Hole is the smallest since 1988.
Good news for the planet! The same international agreement that successfully put the ozone layer on the road to recovery is now being used to
The ozone hole over Antarctica grew relatively large in 2015. On October 2, 2015, the hole had reached its largest single-day area for the year.
The Antarctic ozone hole has stabilized but has not begun to recover, twenty years after Montreal Protocol limited emissions of ozone-destroying chemicals.
Man-made ozone hole near the South Pole shrinks according to scientists because of the warm upper air this September and October. Image © NASA Ozonewatch
According to this image from NASA, Antarctic ozone hole shrinks to new records. Scientists attribute the change to warmer temperatures in the Antarctic lower stratosphere.
Twenty five years ago this week, scientists and policymakers unveiled what the United Nations calls “the most successful treaty in UN history.” The international agreement
Good news for humanity! Thanks to the 1987 Montreal Protocol, Ozone layer will be completely healed by the 2060s.
Ozone Layer over Antarctica on track to recovery, thanks to concerted international action against ozone! A success story that should encourage action on climate. Image