Greenhouse effect

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Terms & Synonyms

Greenhouse effect

Official WHO Definition

Other Definitions

The warming of the Earth’s atmosphere caused by a build up of carbon dioxide or other trace gases; many scientists believe this build up allows light from the sun’s rays to heat the Earth but prevents a counterbalancing loss of heat.

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Interpretations and Explanations

References

effect WHO-Lexicon page (translations and examples)

See also

Greenhouse effect

External Resources

http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/greenhouse/

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