Half of Arctic warming a result of ozone-depleting substances

India Today | Jan 21, 2020 at 1:04 PM
  • A scientific paper published in 1985 was the first to report a expanding hole in Earth’s stratospheric ozone over Antarctica.
  • The new study from researchers at Columbia University and published in the journal Nature Climate Change examined the greenhouse warming effects of ozone-depleting substances (ODS).
  • In the 1980s, a hole in Earth’s stratospheric ozone layer, which filters much of the harmful ultraviolet radiation from the Sun, was discovered over Antarctica.