Mario Molina


Mario Molina (1943 – ) is a Mexican-born chemist who was part of the team that received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

He is the first Mexican-born scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in chemistry after helping to discover the effect of chlorofluorocarbons on the Antarctic ozone hole.

An expert in atmospheric chemistry, he has served as climate policy advisor in Mexico and the US, has many published articles, and has played an important role in informing the world of depleting ozone and climate change issues.



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