Skip to comments.Whatever Happened to the Hole in the Ozone Layer?
Posted on 05/06/2010 12:43:41 PM PDT by SloopJohnB
Three British scientists shocked the world when they revealed on May 16th, 1985 - 25 years ago - that aerosol chemicals, among other factors, had torn a hole in the ozone layer over the South Pole. The ozone layer, which protects life on Earth from damaging solar radiation, became an overnight sensation. And the hole in the ozone layer became the poster-child for mankind's impact on the planet.
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Harldly mentioned anymore? Could it be before that in
the '70's it was fear-mongering about global cooling?
Then followed by ozone, now globaloney warming.
Writer H. L. Mencken had it pegged:
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the
populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led
to safety) by menacing it with an endless
series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
The Cloven-Piven tactic of manufactured crisis?
Global Climate Change is more lucrative. People aren’t so concerned about cancer now.
What happened? A Muzzie-Commie usurper was elected POTUS. Problem solved: Marxist in charge = no more ozone hole.
The same thing that happened to it when Bill Clinton became president.
Along with the homeless.
“What happened? A Muzzie-Commie usurper was elected POTUS. Problem solved: Marxist in charge = no more ozone hole.”
Maybe the hot air enmanating from his mouth closed the ozone hole.
They stuffed the hole with the ‘peace dividend’(which no one has seen or heard about any more, either) now there is no more hole!!! :)
The thinning was 10%. This 10% thinning was called a ‘hole’ by the MSM.
Ozone is created where the sun shines. The thinning was always measured over the Antarctic during our summer, and when the sun did NOT shine over the 'effected' area.
It was just one step in a long progression of test of mass credulity.
tests TESTS of mass credulity.
This hole ozone hole scare smacks of politicized science, the writer cites the banning of CFC from aerosals as the reason for it reverting back to normal, but I’m doubting this is the truth.
The guy with the new 9 Million Dollar Carbon-Guzzling home.
You don’t hear about it any more because it is even dumber than Anthropogenic Climate Change. Anyone who took high school chemistry should realize the ozone (O3) is highly reactive, in sufficient concentrations it can burn your respiratory system. The half life of stratospheric ozone is on the order of 3 minutes, and it is being constantly replenished by UV splitting O2 and the little lonely O’s look for O2’s to hang with. This happens over minutes, not years.
Yep! There are a bunch of places where the “Sun Don’t Shine”!
Easy. The Big Hair era in New Jersey came to an end and the Jersey grrrllllzzz stopped using so much hair spray.
It’s under the end zone of the Meadowlands.
It was eaten by the “Jive-Turkey”.
It was stolen by the “Inner-Child”.
It went away with all the homeless people when a democrat was elected President.
Michael Crichton (click on speeches):
“Whatever Happened to the Hole in the Ozone Layer?”
Occupying Apartment 4B in Building 7 in the ghetto of Discredited Leftist Mythologies, awaiting the arrival of its new neighbor, Climate Change.
In 2008 Rush Limbaugh had his 20th anniversary week in August of that year. Throughout the week he played tapes of shows from the previous 20 years. One tape from 1992 was a debate between Rush and Algore about the hole in the ozone layer over the south pole. Algore was screaming that if something isnt done fast that by 2002, five to ten thousand people a day will be dying from skin cancer. As usual he was wrong.
That hole just bought a $ 8.7 million mansion in Montecito, CA.
This will be the hole’s “A” home.
Otherwise known as the “A-hole”.
Anybody remember the media saying there was an ozone hole "over Kennebunkport" [Maine, home of the Bushes]?
They plugged it with our old R-12 air conditioners.............
I love the smell of carbon tetrachloride in the morning. Reminds me of highschool autoshop.
Wasn’t that when Bush Senior christened Al Gore “Mister Ozone”?
From “Mister Ozone” to “ManBearPig”...
Went the same way as the chloro and fluoro did from chlorofluorocarbons.
These SOBs have been going back to this well over and over. Hopefully, AGW will prove to be a major setback for them, but they'll come up with something else in a few years to replace it with.
They don’t need it anymore!
Yep! Scientist? Politician? Al Gore?
Somebody changed things on my keyboard. /sarc
Lets see, R-12 was .86 cents/lb, R-22 was $2/lb wholesale, sold for $6 retail.
Now, you can't buy R-12, R22 has been run out of the market thanks to the R410a savior freon, that sells for what?? $20/lb.
You do the math. A 5% tax (pick a number) on $6/lb R22 vs 5% tax on freon selling at $20/lb and I have heard it is higher now. The cows think they are saving the world and glad to give the government more taxes.
Not only that, all the HVAC companies had to buy freon recovery machines,,, more taxes, and charge the customer more for using it, more taxes...
The hole in the ozone was a scam just like global warming.
I never heard a good explanation of how the "scientists" thought CFC's migrated from where they are used the most (northern hemisphere).....
.....and ended up at the south pole (exclusively).
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