Why you don’t hear about the ozone layer anymore

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    In the ’80s, scientists discovered there was a hole in the ozone over the South Pole. A significant layer of gas that deflects much of the sun’s radiation was disappearing much faster than anyone expected. Projections suggested it would collapse by 2050, increasing skin cancer rates, harming crops, and destroying the marine food chain. The situation was dire. But today, we are on the path to recovery.

    Dr. Susan Solomon, among other scientists, contributed key findings to understand what was depleting the ozone layer and how to address it. In this video she takes us back to her expedition to Antarctica, breaks down how we managed to fix this huge problem, and looks at our next big environmental challenge - climate change - with the unbridled optimism that drove her to fix the ozone hole.

    Further reading:

    To learn about the scientific discoveries by Mario J. Molina and F. Sherwood Rowland that kickstarted research into chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the ’70s, take a look at their groundbreaking paper here:
    www.nature.com/articles/249810a0

    To read the 1985 paper that revealed there was an ozone hole forming over the South Pole, click here:
    www.nature.com/articles/315207a0

    You can find Solomon’s 1986 paper on her Antarctica expedition here:
    www.nature.com/articles/321755a0

    To read more of Solomon’s work, check out her publications here:
    eapsweb.mit.edu/people/solos

    To understand the Montreal Protocol in more detail, read the United Nations Environment Programme’s summary here:
    www.unep.org/ozonaction/who-w...

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Hi! Christina here — I wanted to share NASA’s World Avoided scenario with you. As a child of the ’80s, the threat of the ozone hole was always something I was aware of, but this model really helped me understand the catastrophe we would’ve faced had we ignored it: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/WorldWithoutOzone Thanks so much for watching our video! Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Vasantha Kumar
Vasantha Kumar

Good video make more videos up on this

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Vasantha Kumar
Vasantha Kumar

Thanks for information

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A Google User
A Google User

Everyone talks about banning shopping bags. No one takes about Amazon deliveries and bags lol

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FULL TILT
FULL TILT

@Aurelius McNaughton Check out Jim Lee YT channel (AKA climateviewer)

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Aurelius McNaughton
Aurelius McNaughton

Oops! CFCs have made a comeback and there's no real (public) explanation why. Please get in touch with Anton Petrov of the YouTube channel "What the Math" to verify. I would love to hear more scientific channels comment on this.

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Sen Luz
Sen Luz

Us riding bikes wont save the environment. The corporations are at fault.

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Paul Sutton
Paul Sutton

It also helped that Margaret Thatcher trained as a chemist and Ronald Reagan had a brush with skin cancer. I can't help but think that a lot todays more populist leader with ideologically entrenched bases wouldn't have responded the same way.

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Mr. Lee
Mr. Lee

very hopeful

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Avery Nathan
Avery Nathan

Climate change deniers now use this video as evidence for their beliefs "see! Climate change was never that bad! We're healing now!" They say. Unfortunately even as we're healing, it still a massive problem. Do your part.

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91_ 93
91_ 93

This gives me hope that we will solve the current climate change issue

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Ibeatunoob
Ibeatunoob

7:23 that’s my city

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darkseraph84
darkseraph84

The fight against climate change has become another "P", political

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Jim A
Jim A

I thought the ozone hole was the cause of global warming. What did I miss?

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John Herbert
John Herbert

What a bunch of nonsense. The earth heals itself.

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Oracle Films
Oracle Films

They had to ruin it by putting Greta at the end...

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BLOODY HACKER
BLOODY HACKER

7:34 😂🤣

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Monstyct
Monstyct

i just hered it 😳

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Miss Rosie
Miss Rosie

In movies we see actors and actresses saying we gotta save the world. They actually saved the world in reality. But the heat is still increasing. Every year it's a record for highest temperature. Usually it's cold in December were in live. But today it feels normal like any other day.

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Masiboy
Masiboy

My school is one of the first in Australia, QLD to be Carbon neutral

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Elixium - X
Elixium - X

I’m a scientist but I get angry at these scientist because they let this happen in the first place 🥇

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The Healer
The Healer

Yeah, how about "acid rain" back in the 70's? Its always some catastrophe that is pumped up by the news media. Ever hear of influenza? Yeah, a mutation is now labeled as a "variant" now because it sounds new age and sexier. Yeah.....

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Sbi
Sbi

acid rain is another example of how environmental regulations positively benefitted communities and the environment

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Shreya Kesarwani
Shreya Kesarwani

This gives me hope that it is possible!!! We can fix climate change, but we need to do it faster........

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Dlegit Thrasher
Dlegit Thrasher

Wait is the o zone is closing up or getting worse witch one is it aren't people still trippin on thizz big mess

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Munkhgerel Sukhbaatar
Munkhgerel Sukhbaatar

LONG LIVE VOX!

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MidnightVisions
MidnightVisions

jesus, stop with the socialist sagenda

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juan pancho
juan pancho

Why did all the cfcs go down to the South Pole? if most of population is on other continents. shouldn’t have the ozone layer in those places be affected more?

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123abc
123abc

Switching CFC to an alternative is much more practical than any climate change proposal raised nowadays.

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Pau
Pau

I was waiting for the pandemic to be mentioned. I read in a news some months or a year ago, that the ozone's been healing faster due to the global pandemic's restrictions. Less people go outside and using stuff that damages the ozone.

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Bobby Grady
Bobby Grady

Pretty wild stuff

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Anshul Singh Lodhi
Anshul Singh Lodhi

Literally , when I was in 10th standard , I had thought there is a hole in earth 🌍 surface , from where the O3 ( ozone ) is releases.😅

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soiung toiue
soiung toiue

I hope we get “why we don’t hear about climate change anymore” video in the near future

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Paul Mcgee
Paul Mcgee

I thought this was going to be, “we were all wrong, we went nuts over some normally occurring phenomenon.” Instead the story is “we did good.”

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TØP🌀
TØP🌀

1:50 she look exactly like that vegan woman with the viral clip saying "eat your vegetable"

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Matthew Peters
Matthew Peters

Stop driving so much. First step.

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Navjeet Singh
Navjeet Singh

With woke and cancel culture that we have today, we could have never achieved it. Glad people listened to what scientists said.

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lordamin2085
lordamin2085

The more scientists study, the more they learn that their earlier assumptions were wrong.

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Al Bundy
Al Bundy

LOL complete garbage! Fodder for those who are easily scared and manipulated. They only use the "science" that supports their narrative. Can't believe many of you fall for these scams.

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Muse-ic
Muse-ic

wow humans finally did a good thing for the environment

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Greg Ibar
Greg Ibar

Or maybe we are in another earth have you thought about that? Some of us are still sleep. But some others are in a future mode of consciousness to help and uplift humanity to a different frequency Mentality and then you have those bad who have had tried to stop it. Nevertheless in this earth that stuff is not going to work because humanity doesn't want anymore wars. Together we are building a better world. Look inside and find your pure essence of who you are and where you come from

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Richard Temby
Richard Temby

How come we seldom hear anything about the greening of the planet? Oh! I know, it’s probably because we can actually see that it’s growing and the alarmists prefer to focus on things we cannot see. Just sayin!!!

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Tajh Anderson
Tajh Anderson

Inlimit

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vug Ner
vug Ner

Only 100 companies around the world are responsible for 70% of climate change. Capitalism is the reason we must change the global economic system in order to address many problems, not only poverty but climate change, especially the plant system. It helps and reduces the number of births. It helps and changes the pattern of industry, recycling and lifestyle. In general, the extraction of lithium for electric batteries may be worse than the extraction of petroleum

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Vinay A
Vinay A

I like how she said Practical. Climate change requires far too much public support, for Ozone, it was rejecting CFC and companies used an alternative. Phasing out gas powered cars, machines, meat industry etc is definitely a bigger challenge, but thanks for putting this together, Vox ! It gives us hope that we have come together for mother earth once and we will do it again.

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Andrew
Andrew

Can guarantee what this COVID situation is all about and I don’t mind it at all.

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Laavanya Koushik
Laavanya Koushik

Go vegan. Today 😭💚

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Ningning
Ningning

I think the reason why they didn’t tell anyone was to keep people more green. If everyone knew the ozone was healing, they wouldn’t work so hard to recycle anymore and then they would just take advantage of it.

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kensaiix
kensaiix

what? recycling was never about helping the ozone layer. did you pay attention to the video?

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Roland and Shukura
Roland and Shukura

Hey, woke up and fed up now, not seeing and feeling change? Doing what you can do be a better partner? A human being. Yet still not enough? Taking personal counselling, Continuing to pray 🤲🏾 trying to keep yourself humble and spiritually, hiding the pain hoping things will change for the better. But physically and mentally it hurts lord I pray I work as hard as you believe in us to come together baby 🙏🏾❤️😇

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Shelly Meadows
Shelly Meadows

Not buying it

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Jordan Bronson
Jordan Bronson

*Find a natural way to cool yourself. YES, there is a way and I've found it !!!*

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Heather Beachgirl
Heather Beachgirl

Imagine a time when people believed science and cared about the environment.

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Freeplay
Freeplay

@sarbajit hazra Assuming it was a joke about current climate change...

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michael d’costa
michael d’costa

@sarbajit hazra they weren’t being serious bro. chill

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sarbajit hazra
sarbajit hazra

did you watch the video? this is literally an example of it

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Mar Tijn
Mar Tijn

I guess she needed to add a fourth P to the story: Producers. Back then they directly attacked the producers of the chemical, and therefore went straight to the source. These days the narrative is aimed at the consumers and personal responsibility, a narrative invented by stakeholders such as BP. This ensured that for decades the big players stayed out of the picture. Change isn't possible if that remains the case.

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Sen Luz
Sen Luz

exactly

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Bc rich Warlock
Bc rich Warlock

But then you get those hard headed people who say it's a hoax etc

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Vishnupriya KP
Vishnupriya KP

We shall keep it UP

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A Google User
A Google User

Will Amazon stop it’s wasteful deliveries and plastic packs?!?

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mustLoveDogs
mustLoveDogs

She said: CFCs build up every year and remain for 50-150 years - a minute later, she says that the CFCs diminished MARKEDLY in just one year. *Human activity is to blame* - of course it is - they keep felling the Amazon and Indonesian forrests...

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James Populo
James Populo

Yeah WE fixed it. Sure we did. We are incapable of fixing something we cannot break in the first place. All of earth’s systems are cyclical. ALL of them. Get over yourselves impotent humans. For every scientist that has a theory you can find one that has an opposite theory. That is all this stuff is. Theory.

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Bob Smith
Bob Smith

Covid was the worst thing for the environment ... took us back like 10 years... clowns.

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Bob Smith
Bob Smith

We need a social credit system and to limit travel, for the greater good!

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Buckaroo Banzai
Buckaroo Banzai

says the flea to the dog

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SCOTT MACKIE
SCOTT MACKIE

My question then as it is TODAY WHY was it only at the South Pole? Why wasn't there this kind of depletion any where is across the world?

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Michael Stein
Michael Stein

1:20 seconds in they're patting themselves on the back for how THEY healed the Ozone layer. Bzzzzzt

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Krayzi Jay
Krayzi Jay

Just another lie made up to control. Fear inc.

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Tim Brown
Tim Brown

I was shocked when I recently learned of the oceans capacity for absorbing heat and how we have already reached the critical limit early. Why is no body making a big deal of this?? We have had a false sense of security with delayed surface temperatures. We have tech that would fix everything quickly if only we weren't so concerned about wealth generation. Time for no one to be in charge and everyone to do what is right.

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Bon Flores
Bon Flores

Bottomline: good news are rarely shared and bad news are always in the headlines

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sor3999
sor3999

CFC manufacturers probably didn't have deep enough pockets to fight a change that's why.

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shaun louw
shaun louw

Lies.lies and more lies

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SandyRiverBlue
SandyRiverBlue

I'd like to see legislation that allows sellers to break long-term contracts with suppliers and manufacturers if a cleaner alternative comes to market. Competition will do the rest. If you're Home Depot and a new air-conditioner comes to market that is cheaper than what you are currently buying and just so happens to be cleaner, you'll go to the cleaner choice if you can.

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Yvan Baquir
Yvan Baquir

To everyone watching this, can we start lessening the use of single use plastic? Improper garbage disposal is easily one of the most important things that we neglect to do. We should be more aware of our actions especially ones that affect our surroundings so that we may preserve the beauty of nature and its life. Have a great day and a massive thank you for those who read this comment and decided to take part in preserving the earth.

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Big G
Big G

Nice "lead in". I just knew there was a "hook" in there. Two entirely different situations. Chorine was the key to the ozone situation. You SAW what you had to deal with. Climate change? Different animal altogether! Media wants to take a situation and stretch the truth soooo much it becomes a lie! These are different times. Different media back then, different values now. More greed. Different goals to achieve for the powers that be.

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Jessica Sandfort
Jessica Sandfort

This is so sad I was like crying and people aren’t trying enough

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jyotsnaben natvarbhai patanwadia
jyotsnaben natvarbhai patanwadia

And which people or governments or ngos are responsible? Please make an individual video on it.

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Mr Nadio
Mr Nadio

The media lies a lot. The media is now saying the ozone layer is healing, and at the same time about the global warming. It is an oxymoron.

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missbehave
missbehave

They stopped nuke testing in the stratosphere , THAT's the real reason !!

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Gwahg Gasgr
Gwahg Gasgr

people of EARTH unite again lets make changes!

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FarcryOvR
FarcryOvR

It's sad change isn't done till the last minute before a catastrophe happens.

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Teresa Watson
Teresa Watson

Chlorine gas: (1) is at the top of the CFC list of causes. (2) is universally used in water supplies, with increasing production to meet population growth (4) evaporates into the atmosphere as the water is used. So ... there's more to it than what is being claimed. A lot more .

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Josh Derak
Josh Derak

For as long as I've been alive, the media keeps saying we have ten years to fix climate change. Obviously they didn't call it that in the 80s. But it's always ten years. "If we don't change things in ten years we're all dead." You know, it's these companies to blame for selling the public these toxins. Don't blame the common people for this mess when it's DuPont and other.

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Ramen Style
Ramen Style

But you have to take into Account, we need this healing process to be a negative feedback loop, or else we are going to have this planet make ice age round-two-electrobuguloo from an unwanted positive feedback loop

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Zeina Dagher
Zeina Dagher

I love the idea of the 3 P’s, but in the specific case of climate change, I think she missed one - Political.

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Carl Napp
Carl Napp

And because the ozon hole rivals the CO2 theorie, which is far more profitable and well accepted by the mentally handicappeds.

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Gary
Gary

Trojan horse Climate Change video

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The Downphoenix Archives
The Downphoenix Archives

Glad we averted this crisis but the current one I just don't see happening.

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DALX. & ADNAMA Media
DALX. & ADNAMA Media

I think it was different back then because there weren't bad actors on the internet running disinformation campaigns saying climate change isn't real.

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edenbriand
edenbriand

The fact that you showed a nuclear power plant LETTING STEAM OUT through cooling towers at 7:52 while showing footage of a bunch of polluting elements is a big part of the problem: the media has no idea what it's talking about then it comes to climate change and energy.

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kieran firkin
kieran firkin

That's a coal fired power plant

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SHAD !
SHAD !

I hope we see a video explaining why we no longer hear about raging politicians debating.

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kao saeteurn
kao saeteurn

It was done because news and people of power and influence put it front page and educated the mass.

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Justin Kraus
Justin Kraus

This channel is a joke

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Sir Patrick Mack
Sir Patrick Mack

Translation: we were unable to tax you for it, so we changed our focus to global warming until we couldn't prove that either so we just call it climate change now because it's vague enough to tax you for it.

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OliveChap
OliveChap

It was all fun & good until that theatre artist acting like nobel person appears... These wokes troublemaker are no use of society..

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Team X
Team X

Very nice and brief explanation

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LittleJohnny Forthright
LittleJohnny Forthright

Ok,. Alright,. I'm convinced now. Thank you Vox.

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joe bama
joe bama

every brushed electric motor gives off ozone. ozone air cleaners. lightning..

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momatomic
momatomic

That 'more' that needs to be done is to stop ships from burning 'fuel oil' out to sea. It is the most toxic substance in our environment. See 'ship tracks'. Our 'climate change' is caused by climate control. The problem has always been that anything that can used for good has the equal potential to be used for bad. The most naive thing a person can allow themselves to think, self included, is 'but why would they do that?' Emphasis on 'they'. 'They' are not us and do not represent us in any scenario. 'We', us, take care of one back yard at a time. That is how we collectively achieve success. Never concede to the megalomaniacs who claim authority to know better than you. They don't. Their agenda is not our agenda. We are not expendables. There is room for every living soul on this planet, and the condition of the planet is not 'our' fault. Don't accept something that requires us to exit life. Love one another. Best results.

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Odell Bey
Odell Bey

Cause its all lies 🤷🏾‍♂

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Odell Bey
Odell Bey

Cause its all lies 🤷🏾‍♂

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Kryle
Kryle

Dupont is a cancer to the world, and the chemicals they release, now we have pfas everywhere, today's miracle is tomorrow's asbestos

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Caonabo Javier
Caonabo Javier

I don't agree with the concept of climate change is to blame on human activities. Mother nature has its commings and goings too, and are much bigger and much stronger than what humans could do to their own planet.

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L
L

How did we actually do it

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Steve Lehmann
Steve Lehmann

7:45 you know that that is water vaour right? Like, thats what those towers are used for, they aren't deadly

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kieran firkin
kieran firkin

The thick ones are cooling towers yeah, the thin ones are smokestacks though

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Jennifer Sun
Jennifer Sun

The solutions to climate change is also practical,less reproduction.

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Jennifer Sun
Jennifer Sun

this gives me hope about climate change

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Chabil
Chabil

We've been getting rain here lately. It's December. It went from 30 degrees to rain to 20 degree winter temperatures within 3 days. It's so extremely abnormal and yet we have people who won't believe in climate change.

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Karl Koch
Karl Koch

Since 2020 we know we have a second ozone hole over north pole. The ozone layer in sum is 2021 way thinner than before, especially in the lower ozone layer... and still decreasing. But if you take just a quarter of the full informations to the ozone layer... then yeah, we won 🤦🏼‍♂️

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Brian Pinheiro
Brian Pinheiro

Greta thunberg can become the first cine actor with a Nobel prize instead of any movie award.

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