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What is global warming?
The increase of the earth's average surface temperature due to a build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
What is climate change?
Refers to long-term changes in climate, including average temperature and precipitation
What does photosynthesis do?
Produces oxygen and removes carbon dioxide and methane (greenhouse gases)
- Carbon dioxide
What is greenhouse effect?
- Solar radiation absorbed by earth
- Earth warms
- Heat and energy in the atmosphere
- Greenhouse gas absorption
- Thermal radiation into space
How long does carbon dioxide stays in the atmosphere?
How much greenhouse gas does US emit?
25% of the world's total
What are the effects of global warming?
- Rising sea level
- Increased temperature
- Habitat damage and species affected
- Changes in water supply
What does IPCC mean?
Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change
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