The ozone hole, an environmental problem often associated with the 1980s, is still a clear and present issue more than 30 years later. Despite efforts to clean up the stratosphere of ozone-depleting chemicals, this year’s ozone hole minimum bottomed out at the fourth lowest on record. The ozone hole this year grew to a size of 10.9 million squareMore
Alison Kanski is an editorial intern at Climate Central. She is working toward her M.A. in Journalism with a concentration in health and science reporting from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She has a background in English and education and she taught high school for a short time. Kanski is a transplant from Charleston, S.C. to New York City.