Concerns for ozone recovery

This new paper published in Science suggests that as the tropical oceans get warmer, ocean emissions of methyl bromide (CH3Br) and other short-lived ozone-depleting substances will increase, slowing down the ongoing ozone recovery.

Image credit: Scientific assessment of ozone depletion 2014

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6368/1257

https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/research/themes/o3/

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6296/269

 

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