Lessons from the stratospheric ozone layer protection for climate

  title={Lessons from the stratospheric ozone layer protection for climate},
  author={Stephen Oliver Andersen},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences},
  • S. Andersen
  • Published 8 January 2015
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences
Ozone protection was the result of professional confidence and sacrifice; brilliant interdisciplinary science and the good fortune of an ozone hole with no explanation other than manufactured fluorocarbons; and industry and government leadership inspired by the realization that life on earth was in jeopardy. In response to the 1974 warning by Dr. Mario Molina and Dr. F. Sherwood Rowland that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were destroying the stratospheric ozone layer, almost 100 ozone-depleting… Expand

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