Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: ozone

Report confirms ozone layer on track to recover completely by 2040

The report, which is published every four years on the progress of the Montreal Protocol, "reaffirms the positive impact that the treaty has had on the climate."

Ozone pollution in US national parks is nearly the same as...

Over the past century it has become increasingly hard to protect the parks from impacts of human activities outside their boundaries.

This year’s ozone hole is the smallest it’s been since 1988

The ozone shield in Earth’s stratosphere helps absorb the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet radiation, which causes problems such as skin cancer.

EPA reverses decision to delay Obama-era pollution regulation after 15 states...

The rule will go into effect as planned on October 1, rather than being delayed by a year.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?