Confused malcontents swilling Chardonnay while awaiting the Zombie Apocalypse.
There was a hole in the ozone layer caused by CFCs.
People stopped using CFCs.
The hole is closing.
The heath and stability of the atmosphere of the planet is directly related to our protection from the sun's heat and radiation.
If you damage that atmosphere, you endanger the planet.
Pollution damages the atmosphere.
It is actually simpler than you believe.
Hooray, so what? Pollution is not climate.
Pollution is not climate. I cede that obvious point.
But pollution directly affects climate.
If pollution makes living things sick - then why is the Earth exempt from that sickness?
Life cannot exist on planets within our own solar system if the atmosphere is toxic or nonexistent.
The sun is way too unforgiving and our apple-skin thin atmosphere is our only protection.
Burning that atmosphere away is counterproductive for the future of life on Earth.
*heh*Air pollution delays the age girls start their periods and makes their menstrual cycles more irregular, according to a study
This is odd.
I thought that all the hormones and genetically modified food was making girls develop earlier.
I suppose we could always go back to leaded petrol...