The Greenhouse Effect
The greenhouse effect is an increase in the atmospheric temperature caused
by increasing amounts of greenhouse gases. These gases act as a heat blanket
insulating the Earth's surface absorbing and trapping heat radiation which normally
escapes from the earth. They include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane,
nitrous oxide, CFC's, and other halocarbons.
The earth's atmosphere goes through two processes constantly. Global cooling
is the first process. This process uses the clouds which
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of an increase in thermal
expansion and the melting of ice caps and ice fields. Like extensive rainfalls,
a rise in the ocean will flood lakes and rivers covering land and may someday bury
In order to control the effects of global warming we must first admit that
it's occurring, then take steps to end it. We must stop burning the trees and
not replacing them. Most importantly, we must stop polluting the air.