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Whatever Happened to the Ozone Hole? A Story of A/C, Atoms and CFCs

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Whatever Happened to the Ozone Hole? A Story of A/C, Atoms and CFCs

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It might feel like they’re making us cooler, but refrigerators and air conditioning are actually making our world warmer. Yes, they use a huge amount of electricity, but many older cooling methods also released tons of molecules that are still hanging around, shredding our ozone layer. In this episode of Untold, a new YouTubeLearning series from ACS, PBS, and YouTube, we consider how we might keep ourselves and our food cool, without accidentally warming up our world.

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