Science and Nature

Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

The forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer - and how the world came together to fix it. The scientists and politicians who persuaded Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action reveal how the planetary problem was solved.

Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

55m 51s

The forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer - and how the world came together to fix it. The scientists and politicians who persuaded Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action reveal how the planetary problem was solved.

Episodes

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    Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

    55m 51s

    The forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer - and how the world came together to fix it. The scientists and politicians who persuaded Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action reveal how the planetary problem was solved.

Extras + Features

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    Preview

    30s

    The forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer - and how the world came together to fix it. The scientists and politicians who persuaded Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action reveal how the planetary problem was solved.

  • The World Takes Action: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The World Takes Action

    6m 13s

    How the Montreal Protocol agreement was finalized and how NASA found proof that man made gases are destroying planet.

  • Apocalypse Avoided: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Apocalypse Avoided

    2m 31s

    Computer Models at NASA showing World Predicted (i.e Ozone Layer healing) versus World Avoided (with Ozone Layer depleted).

  • Discovering the Ozone Hole: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Discovering the Ozone Hole

    2m 20s

    Jonathan Shanklin at the British Antarctic Survey discovers the ozone hole over the Antarctic.

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