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Stronger storms may destroy ozone

Extra water vapor up high coul trigger destructive chemical reactions

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2:03pm, July 26, 2012

Climate change may spur the destruction of ozone in unexpected parts of the globe.

In a warming world, many scientists believe, severe weather will become more common. That could be a problem in part because powerful rainstorms have the potential to erode ozone above the United States, researchers report online July 27 in Science.

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