“The effects of rocket exhaust and emissions in the atmosphere and predicted to become more of a problem.
“[We’ve] gone from launching 90 rockets a year to 130, which is a number just going up and up.”
With a proven correlation between the recovery of the ozone layer and the fight against climate change, why would we want to see the hole re-emerge?
Dr Sophie Calabretto talks to Ellen on the latest episode of The Science Briefing about how we overcame this environmental hurdle and the latest threat that could catapult us right back to where we started.
Introducing The Science Briefing: a podcast about the science of everything and your new go-to podcast for your snapshot of science news. Hosted by Dr Sophie Calabretto and featuring journalists from Cosmos Magazine. Hear it on the LiSTNR app now.