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The ozone hole fluctuates in size every year due to natural meteorological variations, but no shrinking trend can yet be seen. However, scientists are confident the Montreal Protocol is working in the long-term, and could be used to limit super pollutants that contribute to global warming.
China's environment is feeling the wear and tear of the country's three-decade growth spurt. Decisions from a recent high-level meeting are the latest indication that it's no longer all about the economy.