Susan Solomon

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A boy plays on rebar being used to build a new sea wall to replace one that failed during last year’s king tide in Betio, a town on the island of South Tarawa in Kiribati, whose fate in the face of climate change is so precarious that the government is effectively planning its own demise. Photograph: Josh Haner/New York Times

Planet Catastrophe is not always a good headspace to occupy for long. So when Massachusetts Institute of Technology atmospheric chemist Susan Solomon(...)

A treaty signed internationally in 1987 began the phasing out of CFCs - chemicals harmful to the ozone layer. Photograph: Chuck Eckert/Getty Images

Nearly three decades after the world banned chemicals that were destroying the atmosphere’s protective ozone layer, scientists said Thursday that ther(...)