Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account


The whole mass of air surrounding the earth.


The act of cutting don trees.


To damage something.


To keep something from moving or growing.


The complex of a community of organisms and its environment functioning as an ecological unit.


Reducing something to an insufficient amount.


Something sent out or given off.


Energy efficient homes are composed of a network of elements working together to reduce the overall amount of energy consumptions.


The process of slowly destroying the surface through wind and rain.

Fossil Fuels

Fuels (as coal, oil, or natural gas) formed in the earth from planet or animal remains.

Glacial Melts

A large persistent body of ice (glacier) that is melting.

Greenhouse effects

warming the surface and lower atmosphere of a planet ( as earth or venus) that is caused by conversion of solar radiation into heat in a process invovling selective transmission of short wave solar radiation by the atmosphere, its absorption by the planets surface, and reradiation as infrared which is absorbed and partly reradiated back to the surface by atmospheric gases.


Places where plants and animals are found.


The process of causeing to burn to ashes.


To build operate factories and businesses in a city, region, country, etc.


To make something less harmful.


A form of oxygen that is found in a layer high in the earth's atmosphere.


Unexpected results or consequences of an action.


That can be replaced naturally.


The amount of rain or sno that falls.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording