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Ozone loss slows, new climate impacts loom – global report

Dacia Herbulock posted in on September 11th, 2014.

Destruction of the planet’s protective ozone layer is slowing, according to the latest scientific assessment, but full impacts on global climate are still coming clear. The first comprehensive update on global ozone in four years has been released today from the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). The Assessment for Decision-Makers, […]

Nitrous oxide – the big baddie of greenhouse gases

Peter Griffin posted in on August 28th, 2009.

Nitrous oxide, which comes from natural and man-made sources, is the most damaging of greenhouse gases according to scientists who have been modeling the impact of the gas on the ozone layer and on the climate. The agricultural sector is a major producer of nitrous oxide and extensive research is underway in New Zealand under […]

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