How do I describe the greenhouse effect?

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The greenhouse effect is a naturally happening process that helps in heating the Earth's surface and atmosphere. It occurs as a result of certain atmospheric gases, like carbon dioxide, water vapour and methane, changing the energy balance of the globe by absorbing long wave radiation released from the Earth's surface.
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The greenhouse effect is the rise in temperature that the Earth experiences because certain gases in the atmosphere trap energy from the sun.
Without these gases, heat would escape back into space and Earth’s average temperature would be about 60ºF colder.
Greenhouse Effect refers to the natural effect that keeps the Earth's climate warm and habitable. It can also be defined as the process, by which thermal radiation from a planetary surface is absorbed by atmospheric greenhouse gases.
The greenhouse effect is the natural process by which the atmosphere traps some of the Sun's energy, warming the Earth enough to support life. It results from the fact that certain atmospheric gases, such as carbon dioxide, water vapour, and methane, are able to change the energy balance of the planet by absorbing long wave radiation emitted from the Earth's surface. Without the greenhouse effect life on this planet would probably not exist as the average temperature of the Earth would 18° Celsius, rather than the present 15° Celsius.
greenhouse effect is the warming that results when solar radiation is trapped by the atmosphere. This makes the earth warmer than it should otherwise be.
The effects of greenhouse effect include the rise of sea levels while hurricanes and other storms become stronger. Floods and droughts are also likely to happen more frequently. In addition, fresh waters will be less available and some diseases spread faster.
There are two meanings of the term 'greenhouse effect'. There is a 'natural' greenhouse effect that keeps the Earth's climate warm and habitable. There is also the 'man-made' greenhouse effect, which is the enhancement of Earth's natural greenhouse effect by the addition of greenhouse gases from the burning of fossil fuels (mainly petroleum, coal, and natural gas)
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