A new study has discovered that the current state of global warming could have been a lot worse if the world’s nations hadn’t successfully agreed to take measures to save the planet’s ozone layer, and phased out the production and use of numerous ozone-destroying chemical compounds. And the temperature differenceread more

In a bit of good environmental news, NASA reports that the ozone hole over the South Pole has shrunk to its smallest extent since the anomaly was first discovered in 1982. Although international efforts in reducing the production of ozone-depleting compounds have been instrumental in allowing the ozone layer toread more

One might assume that anything that might reflect sunlight back into space, like bright aircraft contrails, would be good for decreasing the effects of global warming, but a new study predicts that the atmospheric heat trapped by the water vapor in the ‘trails will triple by the middle of theread more