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Ozone Story Challenges Science Writers

By Jack Williams ©2015

NOAA's announcement on August 28, 2009 that nitrous oxide is replacing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) as the most abundant ozone-depleting substance emitted by human activities offers a big challenge to science writers. Making sense of ozone and the substances that deplete it is always difficult because the atmospheric chemistry involved is complex. This story is a continuation of the story I tell in Chapter... »