We Did It! Harmful Chemicals in the Ozone Layer Drop by 50%, NOAA Says

earth globe 2021 08 30 09 19 14 utc We Did It! Harmful Chemicals in the Ozone Layer Drop by 50%, NOAA Says
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Takeaways:

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the global concentration of compounds that destroy the ozone layer has decreased by over 50 percent since 1980.
  • This is a result of international compliance with controls on the production and trade of ozone-depleting substances.
  • Ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) over Antarctica have been declining slower.

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