Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect

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Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect

In the past decade the greenhouse effect has gained much attention with

the media. Because of the pollution in the 1980's and early 90's attention

was brought to the greenhouse effect. In overpopulated areas, the amounts of

methane and carbon dioxide was growing. Some scientists believe the

greenhouse effect is directly related to the earth's warming, others believe

it's a cycle of earth's temperatures.

The greenhouse effect is very important to our climate. The light waves

from the sun penetrate through the atmosphere. The warm air heats up the

land and as it rises it hits the o-zone layer and bounces back into the earth

and continues to heat. In a greenhouse, the heat comes in, but the glass

blocks it fr...