Ozone Layer Depletion – Causes, Effects and Solutions

The decrease in ozone concentration in the middle layers of the atmosphere – mainly in the stratosphere – is extremely damaging to life on earth, and is largely caused by emissions of halogenated hydrocarbons produced by man, CFCs, HCFCs, halons, carbon tetrachloride and methyl bromide. For this reason, such substances are commonly referred to as … Continue reading Ozone Layer Depletion – Causes, Effects and Solutions