20 Devastating Effects of Global Warming

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20 Incredibly Frightening Effects of Global Warming There is a plethora of negative effects that global warming has on the planet, as well as human, animal, and plant life. Although not all of the causes of global warming are human-made, it is important to understand the impact that humans do have on global climate, as … Read more

Natural and Man-made Causes of Climate Change

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Causes of Climate Change The climate changes when the total amount of energy in the Earth’s atmosphere changes. The energy changes spread out around the globe upsetting climate processes. There are many causes for these energy shifts, called climate forcers; some internal in the climate itself, some natural but external to climate, and some man-made. … Read more

Effects of Greenhouse Gases on Climate Change

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Effects of Greenhouse Gases on Climate Change The reason our Earth is habitable is because it is like a greenhouse. Sunlight penetrates through the atmosphere, warming the Earth’s surface, then radiating back to space (infrared radiation). A portion of this outgoing heat is retained in the Earth’s atmosphere and radiated all around by greenhouse gases. … Read more

40 Amazing Climate Change Facts

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40 Amazing Climate Change Facts Climate change and global warming are hot topics these days. Studies conducted by various scientists suggest that climate change is happening and it could have devastating and damaging effects on human life. So, what is climate change? Due to burning of fossil fuels, the atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide have … Read more

Anthropogenic Climate Change

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Anthropogenic Climate Change Anthropogenic change (otherwise known as anthropogenic climate change) refers to the emission of greenhouse gases that occur specifically as a result of human activity. There are a number of ways in which humans all over the globe release extra carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which in turn is having a huge affect … Read more

15 Myths and Facts on Climate Change

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15 Myths and Facts on Climate Change Today, climate change is the major environmental problem facing the globe. Climate change is the change in Earth’s surface temperatures mainly due to burning of fossil fuels that produce large amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. According to Wikipedia, “Climate change is a change in the statistical … Read more

Greenhouse Gases Responsible For Global Warming

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Greenhouse Gases Responsible for Global Warming Global warming and climate change are hot topics in the news media and legitimate concerns for those educated on the topics. Global warming is a result of greenhouse gases polluting the atmosphere. When gasses are emitted, the pollution remains within the atmosphere, creating a shield type of blanket around … Read more