Wed, 23 Nov 2011 08:44:31 GMT
Today, UNEP OzonAction had a side event on the Antarctic Ozone Hole. The side event provided information on the status of the ozone hole. A screening of the short documentary: The Antarctic Ozone Hole: From Discovery to Recovery, has been held. The short documentary examined the current state of the ozone layer, the effects of ozone depletion on climate change and the potential impact on communities worldwide. After the projection, Paul Newman of NASA stressed on the interlinkages between Ozone and Climate Change, Professor John Pyle of Cambridge University explained the recent developments in the Arctic. Dr Michal Janouch of Czech Republic also talked about Monitoring the Ozone Layer and UV-radiation in Antarctica.