Q. 24.5( 2 Votes )

Mention any three human activities which are responsible for depletion of the ozone layer.

Answer :

Use of refrigerators by humans is one such activity. Refrigerators use chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). These CFCs have chlorine molecule that have the capability to destroy ozone molecules.


Emission of halogen source gas like bromine from human activities cause depletion of ozone in stratosphere.


Air conditioners too use chlorofluorocarbons. CFCs are ozone depleting substances. When they are emitted from air conditioners they adeplete ozone layer.


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