Ozone Layer Makes A Comeback

By: Meteorologist Ray Hawthorne Email
By: Meteorologist Ray Hawthorne Email

The ozone layer shields earth from some damaging ultraviolet radiation. Scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, also known as CFCs, were used in many consumer products, causing the gap in the ozone layer to expand. Since the Montreal Protocol was signed, researchers say the ozone hole is recovering and that it will be back to normal levels during the second half of this century.

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