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AP Environmental Science - Global Climate Change
climate
global climate change
global warming
greenhouse gas
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
an increase in Earth's average surface temperature
a substance such as carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, ozo…
climate
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
global climate change
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
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AP Environmental Climate Change Quiz
Mitigation
Adaptation
Largest source of US CO2 emissions
Two ways to reduce amt of fossil fuels
Aim is to get rid of the problem
Aim is to get used to the problem
Generation of electricity
New technology makes it easier to conserve... Switching to clean…
Mitigation
Aim is to get rid of the problem
Adaptation
Aim is to get used to the problem
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AP Environmental Climate Change Quiz
identify and describe two major causes…
identify two gases other than CO2 that…
explain why extreme rainfall events wi…
how will circulation cells be altered…
more burning of fossil fuels (cars/factories)... deforestation--…
methane--live stock, dumps, rice paddies... CFCs- aerosol, refri…
as atm heats up, more water evaporates into air but it'll be…
expands Hadley cells ... bc air is warmer, warm air that rises a…
identify and describe two major causes…
more burning of fossil fuels (cars/factories)... deforestation--…
identify two gases other than CO2 that…
methane--live stock, dumps, rice paddies... CFCs- aerosol, refri…
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Ch. 18 AP Environmental Science (Global Climate Change)
Kyoto Protocol
Storm surge
Albedo
Global Climate Change
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
The proportional reflectance of Earth's surface; glaciers and…
A broad term that refers to changes in the earth's climate mo…
Kyoto Protocol
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Storm surge
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
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Ch. 18 AP Environmental Science (Global Climate Change)
An Inconvenient Truth
Kyoto Protocol
Storm surge
Albedo
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
The proportional reflectance of Earth's surface; glaciers and…
An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
Kyoto Protocol
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
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AP Environmental Science-Climate Change and Ozone
Glacial
Interglacial
Intergovernmental panel on climate cha…
US Global Change Research Program
Freezing periods in time, ice ages
Thawing of the land
Made by the UN and makes conclusions on climate change
The U.S. Version to project future climate changes and impacts
Glacial
Freezing periods in time, ice ages
Interglacial
Thawing of the land
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AP Environmental Science 9.01 Climate Change
changes in environments over the past…
climate change through history
What causes these cycles of freezing a…
measuring climate change
-in arctic, less ice coverage every year; melting permafrost…
cenozoic era... -begins with mass extinctions 65 million years a…
-changes in the earth's orbit... -changes in the sun's intensity…
historical records... -past 150 years, humans have recorded temp…
changes in environments over the past…
-in arctic, less ice coverage every year; melting permafrost…
climate change through history
cenozoic era... -begins with mass extinctions 65 million years a…
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Environmental Science Climate Change
climate
weather
greenhouse gas
insolation
A description of the long-term pattern of weather in a partic…
Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moi…
Gasses added to the atmosphere by human actions that trap hea…
Incoming solar radiation.
climate
A description of the long-term pattern of weather in a partic…
weather
Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moi…
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AP Environmental Science - Global Climate Change
climate
global climate change
global warming
greenhouse gas
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
an increase in Earth's average surface temperature
a substance such as carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, ozo…
climate
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
global climate change
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
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APES Unit 1: Climate Change
01.05 ... Greenhouse effect
01.05... Global warming
01.05... Things that cool the planet
01.09... Global warming impacts
UV comes from the sun, hits earth, re-radiates out as infrare…
increase in greenhouse gases (most notably CO2 from burning f…
Volcanoes or increased cloud cover because the dust in atmosp…
rising sea levels (b/c of melting glaciers)... heat waves... More f…
01.05 ... Greenhouse effect
UV comes from the sun, hits earth, re-radiates out as infrare…
01.05... Global warming
increase in greenhouse gases (most notably CO2 from burning f…
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Environmental Science Climate Change
What is the fastest developing area of…
Climate
Weather
Global Climate Change
Climate change.
An area's long term atmospheric conditions, including tempera…
Short term conditions at localized sites.
Describes trends and variations in Earth's climate.
What is the fastest developing area of…
Climate change.
Climate
An area's long term atmospheric conditions, including tempera…
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APES Global Environmental and Climate Change Vocabulary
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
global change
global climate change
global warming
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
changes in the Earth's climate (average weather in an area ov…
warming of Earth's oceans, landmasses, and atmosphere
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
global change
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
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APES Global Climate Change
An Inconvenient Truth
Kyoto Protocol
Storm surge
Albedo
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
The proportional reflectance of Earth's surface; glaciers and…
An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
Kyoto Protocol
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
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APES Climate Change and Major Environmental Legislation
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
Ted Cruz
Donald Trump
Hillary's plan is designed to deliver on the pledge President…
Create a Clean-Energy Workforce of 10 million good-paying job…
Cruz claimed "none of the alarmists say 'global warming' anym…
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has rendered h…
Hillary Clinton
Hillary's plan is designed to deliver on the pledge President…
Bernie Sanders
Create a Clean-Energy Workforce of 10 million good-paying job…
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APES Global Environmental and Climate Change Vocabulary
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
global change
global climate change
global warming
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
changes in the Earth's climate (average weather in an area ov…
warming of Earth's oceans, landmasses, and atmosphere
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
global change
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
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Environmental Science - Climate Change
weather
climate
global warming
kyoto protocol
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
an average increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near…
an international agreement first adopted in 1997 that aims to…
weather
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
climate
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
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Environmental Issues and Climate Change
Natural Resource
Pollution
Environmental Science
Renewable Resource
Anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
The study of the natural processes that occur in the environm…
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
Natural Resource
Anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
Pollution
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
apes climate change review
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gases
what naturally creates CO2?
what naturally creates CH4?
NATURAL process in which the earth's surface/lower tropospher…
- water vapor (H2O)... - carbon dioxide (CO2)... - methane (CH4)... -…
aerobic respiration, decomposition matter that is aerobic (re…
anaerobic respiration (in wetlands, also happens with some de…
greenhouse effect
NATURAL process in which the earth's surface/lower tropospher…
greenhouse gases
- water vapor (H2O)... - carbon dioxide (CO2)... - methane (CH4)... -…
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APES: Climate Change
albedo
high albedo
low albedo
global warming potential
light/radiation reflected from Earth's surface to sun
clouds, fresh snow, ice
dark surfaces that absorb light
how much a specific gas contributes to global warming
albedo
light/radiation reflected from Earth's surface to sun
high albedo
clouds, fresh snow, ice
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Environmental concerns (climate change)
气候
改变
全球
暖化
...
...
...
...
气候
...
改变
...
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APES Climate Change
climate
weather
global climate change
3 factors on climate
An area's long term atmospheric conditions: temperature, mois…
Conditions at localized sites over hours or days
Describe trends and variations in earth's climate; temperatur…
1. Sun... 2. Atmosphere... 3. Oceans
climate
An area's long term atmospheric conditions: temperature, mois…
weather
Conditions at localized sites over hours or days
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Environmental Science - Climate Change
weather
climate
global warming
kyoto protocol
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
an average increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near…
an international agreement first adopted in 1997 that aims to…
weather
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
climate
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
Environmental concerns - climate change
climate
change, to change
global
warming
气候
改变
全球
暖化
climate
气候
change, to change
改变
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environmental climate change
Water vapor
Methane CH4
CO2
Ozone
-most abundant greenhouse gas... -warming of the earth causes mo…
-Comes from waste dumps, swamp lands, CAFOs, and rice product…
-Comes from fossil fuel combustion and cement production, def…
-Comes from fossil fuel combustion, industrial emissions, che…
Water vapor
-most abundant greenhouse gas... -warming of the earth causes mo…
Methane CH4
-Comes from waste dumps, swamp lands, CAFOs, and rice product…
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Environmental Science Ocean climate change
Surface ocean currents-Driven by wind
Main Ocean gyres
5 major gyres
Gulf stream
Transport heat, salt, dissolved nutrients across the oceans... C…
Spirals of ocean circulating currents... Flow up to 10 km/day…
N. Pacific... S. Pacific... N. Atlantic... S. Atlantic... Indian
Powerful western boundary of N. Atlantic gyre... Originates in G…
Surface ocean currents-Driven by wind
Transport heat, salt, dissolved nutrients across the oceans... C…
Main Ocean gyres
Spirals of ocean circulating currents... Flow up to 10 km/day…
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Environmental Science - Climate Change
weather
climate
30
volcano's and tilt
short-term changes (hours or days) in atmospheric variables;…
determined by average weather conditions in particular area f…
how many years are climates averaged by?
what are different variables that can change the trends of cl…
weather
short-term changes (hours or days) in atmospheric variables;…
climate
determined by average weather conditions in particular area f…
APES Climate Change & Air Pollution
troposphere
stratosphere
troposphere
troposphere
Most of the earth's climate happens here
Location of the ozone layer; very low levels of water vapor
Most of the earth's oxygen is located here
Layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of the earth
troposphere
Most of the earth's climate happens here
stratosphere
Location of the ozone layer; very low levels of water vapor
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Environmental Science, Climate Change
Environmental decisions & actions are…
Culture
Worldview
Factors which shape worldview
Culture, personal experience, worldview, and values
knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
a person's or group's beliefs about the meaning, purpose, and…
Religion, community, political ideology, economics, individua…
Environmental decisions & actions are…
Culture, personal experience, worldview, and values
Culture
knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
33 terms
environmental 101 climate change
take home messages
greenhouse effect
3 differences between greenhouse gases
radiative forcing
-Climate vs. weather.... -Natural variation... -It the Rate of Chan…
is the process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere…
1)different lifetimes in the atmosphere... 2)different capacitie…
is the measurement of the capacity of a gas or other forcing…
take home messages
-Climate vs. weather.... -Natural variation... -It the Rate of Chan…
greenhouse effect
is the process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere…
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APES Climate Change
Biotic pollution
Greenhouse effect
IPCC
Global climate change
Introduction of a foreign species to an area which it is not…
The trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphe…
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a scientific body…
Recent ongoing rise in average global temperature near earth'…
Biotic pollution
Introduction of a foreign species to an area which it is not…
Greenhouse effect
The trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphe…
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Environmental Science: Climate Change
Weather
Climate
Climate Change
Greenhouse Effect
atmospheric conditions at a given place/time and how it chang…
average weather conditions over a long period
shift in long run average of weather (caused by change in cli…
ability of atmosphere to absorb energy with longer wavelength…
Weather
atmospheric conditions at a given place/time and how it chang…
Climate
average weather conditions over a long period
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Environmental Science- Climate Change
Weather
Climate- Former definition
Climate- Current definition
Climate of a location
Present conditions of the atmosphere over periods of up to 2…
Weather conditions prevailing over an area over a long period…
Average conditions of all environmental components (temp, rai…
Affected by Latitude, terrain, altitude, ice or snow cover, n…
Weather
Present conditions of the atmosphere over periods of up to 2…
Climate- Former definition
Weather conditions prevailing over an area over a long period…
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Environmental Climate Change
Weather
Climate
Atmosphere
The Troposphere
Day to day variations in temperature, air pressure, humidity,…
Long term weather patterns
A collection of gases held by gravity around the Earth
Gases moderate the flow of energy to Earth... Contains almost a…
Weather
Day to day variations in temperature, air pressure, humidity,…
Climate
Long term weather patterns
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APES WEATHER/ATMOSPHERE/CLIMATE CHANGE
If the temperature keeps on increasing
A natural event that would contribute…
A rise in sea level has occurred in th…
If the trend of global temperature inc…
Specialist species living in fragile ecosystems will risk ext…
Volcanic eruptions
Thermal expansion of the ocean
Troposphere will contain more water vapor
If the temperature keeps on increasing
Specialist species living in fragile ecosystems will risk ext…
A natural event that would contribute…
Volcanic eruptions
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Environmental science climate change
Carbon is recycled from one form to an…
All animals, plants, fungi, bacteria,…
Where else can carbon be found?
Reservoirs
True
Carbon based molecules
Soil, rocks, water, atmosphere
Locations where carbon resides
Carbon is recycled from one form to an…
True
All animals, plants, fungi, bacteria,…
Carbon based molecules
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APES Chapter 21 Climate Change and Ozone Loss
Insert Question
Insert Question
Insert Question
Insert Question
Insert Question
Insert Question
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Climate and Environmental Change Couplings
What do we know about the climate of t…
GOGA MODEL
Medieval Droughts
Anasazi depopulation of the SW US
• Instrumental climate records are too short (100-... 200 years)…
Global Sea Surface Temperature Specified
Similar pattern as modern drought.... Conditions persisted MUCH…
The "Great Drought" spanned 1272-1298 AD (~26 years).
What do we know about the climate of t…
• Instrumental climate records are too short (100-... 200 years)…
GOGA MODEL
Global Sea Surface Temperature Specified
Environmental Health and Climate Change
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Environmental Epidemiology
Toxicology
Comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of…
The study of the distribution and determinants of health and…
The study of diseases and health conditions that occur in the…
The study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organ…
Environmental Health
Comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of…
Epidemiology
The study of the distribution and determinants of health and…
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APES Climate Change
Air Pollution
Photochemical Oxidants
Particulate Matter
Particles
Chemicals and particles getting into the air that cause smog…
The products of reactions between NOx and volatile organic co…
All of the particles suspended in air.
A small part of matter.
Air Pollution
Chemicals and particles getting into the air that cause smog…
Photochemical Oxidants
The products of reactions between NOx and volatile organic co…
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Climate Change (Environmental Science)
weather
climate
farther away from water bodies
external drivers or forcing mechanisms
instantaneous state of atmosphere... observed... farther in time we…
long term "average weather" of a location... probability distrib…
the sharper change in temperature
changes Earths climate but is not effected by the change (sun…
weather
instantaneous state of atmosphere... observed... farther in time we…
climate
long term "average weather" of a location... probability distrib…
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Environmental Climate Change
Ad hominem
Appeal to fear
Appeal to irrelevant authority
Argument from consequences
Attacking the speaker rather than the argument
Using scare tactics or warnings
Accepting a claim because a respected person makes it
Speaking for of against the truth of a statement by appealing…
Ad hominem
Attacking the speaker rather than the argument
Appeal to fear
Using scare tactics or warnings
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APES: Climate Change
# of warmest years from 1800s that hav…
date of buds opening
evidence for warming
evidence of climate change
16
phenological spring
early phenological spring, temp graphs, extreme heat events
glacier melting, sea level rise, extreme weather
# of warmest years from 1800s that hav…
16
date of buds opening
phenological spring
Environmental Climate Change
Whats made up in the atmosphere
layers of the atmosphere
role of solar energy
what determines the seasons
nitrogen and oxygen are the gases that make up most of the at…
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
warmth, the sun applies the earth with an enormous amount of…
tilt of earth
Whats made up in the atmosphere
nitrogen and oxygen are the gases that make up most of the at…
layers of the atmosphere
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
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Environmental Science: Climate Change
Why was it possible for the host of th…
The extent of summer ice at the North…
Explain thermal expansion
What is the difference between climate…
1. Because he did it in the middle of the Winter.
1. Arctic ice melting in the summer is not unusual. What is u…
Most sea level rise is due to thermal expansion; oceans are g…
1. The key difference between weather and climate is the time…
Why was it possible for the host of th…
1. Because he did it in the middle of the Winter.
The extent of summer ice at the North…
1. Arctic ice melting in the summer is not unusual. What is u…
14 terms
Environmental Climate Change
Define Climate
Which rises, warmer air, or colder air?
How do mountain ranges effect regional…
Does more or less intense radiation fa…
Is the long-term prevailing weather conditions at a particula…
Warmer air
Coastal side is rainy, inland side is dry, mountainous temper…
More intense radiation
Define Climate
Is the long-term prevailing weather conditions at a particula…
Which rises, warmer air, or colder air?
Warmer air
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Environmental science Climate change
Greenhouse gasses include?
when greenhouse gases go up into the a…
what are Natural causes of climate cha…
what are Human causes of climate change
Co2 methane
Greenhouse effect
Animals die the earth shifting on its Axis
Driving cars factories and cutting down trees
Greenhouse gasses include?
Co2 methane
when greenhouse gases go up into the a…
Greenhouse effect
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Quaternary Environmental Change and Climate Change
Knowledge of the past can help underst…
Quaternary Period consists of Last 2.6…
Kyr or Ka =
Myr or Ma =
Present & predicted future climate & environmental change
- Pleistocence Epoch: < 11.7 ka... - Holocene Epoch: > 11.7 ka
Thousand yrs
Million years
Knowledge of the past can help underst…
Present & predicted future climate & environmental change
Quaternary Period consists of Last 2.6…
- Pleistocence Epoch: < 11.7 ka... - Holocene Epoch: > 11.7 ka
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Environmental Issues: Global Climate Change
In general, how do Americans compare t…
What are three things we can do to red…
What is the device on all vehicles tha…
What act required the use of catalytic…
American have a greater footprint because they consume more r…
Walk, ride bikes, use public transportation (buses) or car pool
Catalytic converter
The Clean Air Act.
In general, how do Americans compare t…
American have a greater footprint because they consume more r…
What are three things we can do to red…
Walk, ride bikes, use public transportation (buses) or car pool
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APES Global Climate Change
Climate
Global climate change
Global warming
Greenhouse gases
An area's long-term atmospheric conditions including temp, mo…
Trends in Earth's climate
An increase in Earth's average surface temperature
Atmospheric gases which tend to effectively absorb infrared r…
Climate
An area's long-term atmospheric conditions including temp, mo…
Global climate change
Trends in Earth's climate
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APES climate change
carbon footprint
greenhouse effect
List the six greenhouse gases and iden…
Compare the greenhouse warming potenti…
A carbon footprint is the amount of CO2 left behind by by a p…
solar radiation comes in with short wavelengths: is converted…
Six greenhouse gases: CO2, CFCs, H2O, O3 (ozone), CH4(methane…
The most important greenhouse gas to work on controlling is m…
carbon footprint
A carbon footprint is the amount of CO2 left behind by by a p…
greenhouse effect
solar radiation comes in with short wavelengths: is converted…
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