Global Warming And The Green House Effect

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With a world that is constantly changing and evolving everyday, there still remains one unsettling factor that consistently surfaces. Global warming or the "green house effect,” specifically the field of atmospheric and oceanic temperatures rising caused by human activity, or anthropomorphic climate change. This idea in society was only a superstition, but scientists believe that this once fabled tale has turned into a reality because of our over production of carbon dioxide as well as other greenhouse gases. With dramatic spikes in the production of green house gases within the last 100 years, it has become incredibly hard to deny the threat of anthropomorphic climate change and its diverse effects on oceanic water levels and…show more content…
Two effects contribute to the retention of the heat within the walls: the first is the translucent material receives solar energy (light form) from an outside source that causes the green house to heat while simultaneously emitting infrared radiation from inside the walls that cannot dissipate easily because it is trapped within a barrier. The second is the translucent material creates a solid barrier that traps the hot air created from within to be confined, thus causing the temperature of the green house to rise. This concept of the way a green house works applies directly to the way the world is heating, the only difference is in the case of our planet, instead of a translucent material trapping infrared radiation it is “greenhouse gases.” These gases effect the light’s intensity, atmospheric and oceanic temperatures, and even vegetation. This in turn affects all forms of life on our planet.

Nevertheless, not all gases cause global warming and disrupt the fragile balance of our atmosphere. In fact the main few, like methane and water vapors, are even very surprising because they’ve been around sense the dawn of mankind, and the earth as a whole. Methane can result from natural sources as well as human activity; however, there are specific habits and practices that dramatically increase the production of methane. Many of which include the decomposition of a variety of wastes in landfills, many agricultural practices
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