Ozone Layer Speech

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Picture yourself living in the early 70’s and the newest invention is the refrigerator. One of the most used inventions on this planet, it keeps your food preserved and saves you money. Not many people knew that it is producing harmful chemicals into the atmosphere. I will be discussing global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer. Today there is concern that our ozone layer is depleting due to the release of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Into our atmosphere. This means harmful rays from the sun can harm the Earth. After the whole of the ozone layer is created, it is harder for the gasses to leave because they are absorbed into the earth. These harmful gases and UV rays cause an increase in cancer blindness and cataracts and, alarmingly, some experts now believe that the amount, for humans and animal(Thiessen, National geographic par 3)(Hunt, Depletion, par2). That is called the “Greenhouse Effect.” Why do we need the ozone layer? As the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences put it in its announcement of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: even though the ozone layer is not huge in comparison to the Earth and atmosphere as a whole, it plays a tremendous role in keeping our planet alive. This ozone layer is one of the fundamental keys to keeping a earth as a thriving planet with life. A combination of the ozone layer and oxygen, it keeps out the harmful rays from the sun as mentioned earlier in this paper. Without a protective ozone layer in the atmosphere, animals and

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