Video recorded in 2005. Harry Kroto interviews Paul Crutzen on his early life and his research work on ozone.
Paul Crutzen was born in
He developed a fascination for atmospheric chemistry while working in programming in particular working on Nitrogen Oxides as a control of ozone in the atmosphere and the effects of nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere. Initially he was opposed to working on pollution of the atmosphere but found that man had an effect on everything so that we always have to take into account the effects of man.
Issues that particularly concern him are the biosphere, ecosphere and climate. On the climate issue he is concerned about the emission of greenhouse gases and the rapidly increasing temperatures on earth. The problems he says are complex. Listen to this interview to find out more.