Earth’s Ozone Layer On Course Will Be Healed Within Decades

Source: NASA

Most of the atmospheric layer that helps to protect the planet from ultraviolet radiation will be fully recovered for most of the world by 2040.

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What Exactly Is It About?

The hole in the Earth’s ozone layer is set to be healed over most of the world within two decades. People will be exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun if the ozone layer is lost. Apart from the polar regions, it is on track to be recovered by 2040 across the world. The poles will take longer. For example, the Arctic by 2045, the ozone layer will bounce back, and the Antarctic by 2066.

Because of the Montreal protocol in 1989, an international agreement, the ozone layer has been improving in the wake. That has helped eliminate 99% ozone-depleting chemicals used as solvents and refrigerants.

The action taken also strengthened the more ponderous response to the climate crisis. If the greenhouse gases continue uncontrolled, the global temperature will highly increase.

Here is what the secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization, Petteri Taalas, said:

Our success in phasing out ozone-eating chemicals shows us what can and must be done as a matter of urgency to transition away from fossil fuels, reduce greenhouse gases and so limit temperature increase.

More Information You Have To Know

The potential collision upon the ozone layer of solar geoengineering is a proposed climate intervention where reflective particles, for example, sulphur, are sprayed into the atmosphere to divert sunlight and reduce global heating.

According to Fahey, adding enormous amounts of sulphur to the stratosphere could reduce ozone. Less than 10% would not cause a collapse in the ozone layer.

There would indeed, though, be consequences for ozone if you put enough sulphur into the atmosphere. It would be unavoidable.

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Bianca Raicu
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