Here is another scientific report that may blow prevailing theories about
global warming out of the water.
“Galactic Cosmic Rays May Be Responsible For The Antarctic Ozone Hole
The Antarctic Ozone Hole is said to be caused only by Chlorofluorocarbons
(CFC’s). According to this new study, perhaps not.”
“Here is a new paper of interest just published in Physical Review Letters.”
Correlation between Cosmic Rays and Ozone Depletion
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON,
N2L 3G1, Canada
This Letter reports reliable satellite data in the period of 1980–2007
covering two full 11-yr cosmic ray (CR) cycles, clearly showing the
correlation between CRs and ozone depletion, especially the polar ozone
loss (hole) over Antarctica. The results provide strong evidence of the
physical mechanism that the CR driven electron-induced reaction of
halogenated molecules plays the dominant role in causing the ozone hole.
Moreover, this mechanism predicts one of the severest ozone losses in
2008–2009 and probably another large hole around 2019–2020, according to
the 11-yr CR cycle.”
The question remains to be answered. With a depletion of the Ozone layer
over Antartica and anticipated large increases in solar flares in 2012,
what can we expect from this combination?