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OUR ACTIVITIES CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL WARMING! A lot of our activities also produce greenhouse gases. These gases are emitted from the sources around us and keep increasing in the atmosphere. The balance of the greenhouse gases changes and this has effects on the whole of the planet. Can you name few ways? Let’s have a…

THE WORLDWIDE EFFECTS The world around us is threatened with the most horrible consequences due to excessive exploitation of the natural system of the Earth. With more heat trapped on Earth, the planet will become warmer, which means the weather all over Earth will change. For example, summers will get hotter, and winters too. I…

THE GREENHOUSE GASES: AN OVERVIEW The Earth is wrapped in a blanket of air called the ‘atmosphere’, which is made up of several layers of gases. The sun is much hotter than the Earth and it gives off rays of heat (radiation) that travel through the atmosphere and reach the Earth. The rays of the…

IS GREEN HOUSE EFFECT A BLESSING OR A CURSE? To determine if greenhouse gases are good or bad, one thing needs to be considered. The emission of it and emitting how much of it would exceed the tolerable limit. In fact, without them the earth would be frozen completely! Earth’s greenhouse effect keeps us about 33…

CARBON DIOXDE AND TEMPERATURE PROFILE Over the decades, the concentration of carbon dioxide has been increasing at a very rapid scale. This is due to the emission of these gases from different sources mainly due to human activities. The graph shows the trend of an increase of the gas and the global temperature. The reasons…

The culprits of climate change Over the past century, human activities have caused large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to be released into the atmosphere and majority of greenhouse gases come from burning fossil fuels to produce energy, deforestation, industrial processes, and some agricultural practices. Greenhouse gases act like a blanket around…

  Global Impacts: When Climate is getting warmer it is causing changes to weather in different regions of the world. In particular, it is causing more extreme weather actions than we have seen in the past. These intense weather events can have impacts on human health, limiting access to clean drinking water, food, and shelter…