Is the worst over for the ozone layer?

  • 25/06/2019

Long before we were ever talking about climate change, we were talking about the ozone layer.

According to new research out this morning, humanity has avoided a 'worst-case' scenario of major environmental impacts from ozone depletion in large part due to the 1987 Montreal Protocol, where the globe signed to stop using products that made the hole worse. 

Researchers say as many as 280 million cases of skin cancer have been avoided by the international agreement to limit CFCs alone.

Greenpeace New Zealand Executive Director Russel Norman spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.