Yes, the ozone hole has grown larger. No, it doesn’t mean that humans are off the hook for ozone depletion.

The “ozone hole” over Antarctica grew 22 percent this year over 2014 — finishing out the season as the fourth largest since the start of the satellite record in 1979.

Concentrations of ozone in the stratosphere over Antarctica also were lower in 2015 than in most other years.

In other words, this year’s hole was relatively broad and deep.

This has compelled at least one professional doubter of humankind’s impact on natural systems to raise questions about our role in depleting the E

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