‘The View’ recognizes Mario Molina for Hispanic Heritage Month

The daytime talk show shares about the chemist who played a key role in discovering the hole in the ozone over Antarctica and became the first Mexican-born scientist to win a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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>>> AS HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CONTINUES, WE'RE HIGHLIGHTING A SCIENTIST WHO MADE A PIVOTAL DISCOVERY THAT CHANGED CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH FOREVER. TAKE A LOOK. MEXICAN AMERICAN CHEMIST MARIO MOLINA DISCOVERED A HOLE IN THE OZONE OVER ANTARCTICA, AND HE WAS ALSO PART OF THE TEAM THAT UNCOVERED HOW CARBON GASES DESTROYED THE EARTH'S OZONE LAYER WHICH MADE HIM THE FIRST MEXICAN-BORN SCIENTIST TO WIN A NOBEL PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY. HIS WORK PAID OFF BECAUSE IT LED TO AN INTERNATIONAL BAN ON CHEMICALS THAT WERE TOXIC TO THE ENVIRONMENT. THE HOLE IN THE OZONE LAYER HAS. IN 2013, PRESIDENT BAMA THANKED THIS VISIONARY CHEMIST AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST BY AWARDING HIM THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM. >> IF WE WORK TOGETHER, WE ALL END UP HAVING A BETTER WORLD. [ APPLAUSE ]

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