Global Dimming Definition?


Global dimming involves reduction of heat reaching the earth. It occurs when clouds reflect the sun's rays back to space. This is being caused by use of fossil fuels, which also contribute to global warming.
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Global dimming has been occurring over the past few decades. This caused because air pollution has been building up causing the intensity of the sun reach Earth's surface to be diminished.
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It's the gradual reduction in the amount of global direct irradiance at the Earth's surface that was observed in the past for several decades after the start of systematic measurements
Global dimming. is a decrease in the amount of sunlight landing on earth that was measured between 1950 and 1990. It was caused by pollutants (particulates' like sulphate aerosols
Fossil fuel use, as well as producing greenhouse gases, creates other by-products.
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