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How Global Warming Works in 52 Seconds

How Global Warming Works in 52 Seconds

You may have heard of global climate change, which is often called “global warming.” We’ll quickly summarize the mechanism global climate change: Earth transform sunlight’s visible energy into infrared light, and infrared energy leaves Earth slowly because it’s absorbed by greenhouse gases. As people produce more greenhouse gases, energy leaves Earth even more slowly, raising …

Counterintuitive Climate Change Solution

Counterintuitive Climate Change Solution

People are tired of bad news about climate. Disasters are up, temperatures are up. The reason is greenhouse gas pollution. Despite all of our efforts to slow those releases we’re not doing it quickly enough. The public I think needs some hope. Top priority first of all is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We need …

How to Help Prevent Global Warming

How to Help Prevent Global Warming

How to Help Prevent Global Warming. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is essential to prevent global warming, part of the broader environmental concern of climate change. Here are some ways to help that may surprise you. You will need City residence Food from industrial farms Vegetarian diet Adherence to the three Rs and white roof (optional). …

Could Mulch Reduce Greenhouse Gases?

Could Mulch Reduce Greenhouse Gases?

Agriculture around the world often has to apply water for irrigation in order to have crops grow and what are quite often quite warm climates. Nitrogen is an essential nutrients for plants so farmers are often adding fertilizer to plants to get the greatest productivity. In both of those, there are opportunities for greenhouse gases …

Greenhouse gases emissions and concentrations

Greenhouse gases emissions and concentrations

How can we stop messing with the climate? To start answering this question, it’s useful to break the carbon climate problem into four components– emissions, concentrations, climate change, and climate impacts. First, the emission of carbon dioxide and other long-lived greenhouse gases that can alter the climate. Emissions are the human-caused flow of greenhouse gases …

UQx DENIAL101x 3.3.2.1 Increasing greenhouse effect

UQx DENIAL101x 3.3.2.1 Increasing greenhouse effect

Today, we’re going to step back in time and look at history’s first ever global warming myth. It’s a myth about the greenhouse effect. In this day and age, we measure the greenhouse effect getting stronger by using modern instruments, aircraft and satellites. But in 1900, when this myth was born, scientists didn’t have these …