Greenhouse Effect & Global Warming
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greenhouse gases act as the glass in a greenhouse does, trapping re-radiated energy like an
an insulator or blanket, keeping the heat in. Increasing the concentration of these gases
in the atmosphere increases the Earth's ability retain heat.
Current Evidence: Greenhouse Effect* a definition...* & Greenhouse Gases*
CO2 & Temps 1960-2005* Atmospheric History of CO2 Millennium temps*
Ecobridge: some evidence for Global Warming
Evidence in favor of Global Warming and some measured Consequences [arctic ice*]
Some Temp Predictions & the day after tomorrow & Florida's future
over the past century global temperature measurements
indicate a 0.6 ± 0.2 degree rise.
Some PREDICTIONS in a "Climate of Uncertainty"
1. IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
global temperature could rise by 1.4 to 5.8 degrees Celsius by 2100.
2. M.R.Appleton of Rutherford Appleton Lab in England
90% chance that the planet will warm by 1.0 to 2.5 degree C by 2040's.