The Greenhouse Effect

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A quick explanation as to what is meant by the Greenhouse Effect

This is where greenhouse gases, such as CO2, act as a blanket around the earth preventing some of the Sun's heat which is being reflected off of the earth's surface from escaping back into outer space. The trapped heat causes the earth's temperature to increase. ‚Äč In the same way the glass on a greenhouse traps the heat from the Sun inside the greenhouse.



This is Global Warming and results in Climate Change. 

Greenhouse Gases

In total there are 6 greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6). The 6 Greenhouse gases are believed to contribute to Global Warming.  


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