What Are Greenhouse Gases?
Greenhouse gases are gases in the atmosphere that absorb and emit radiation within the thermal infrared range. As a result, they slow and block infrared radiation from getting from space to the Earth and from getting from the Earth to space. There are...
A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that
absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is ...
Certain vector-borne diseases carried by animals or insects, such as malaria, would become more widespread as warmer conditions expanded their range.
While the Earth’s climate does not respond quickly to external changes, many scientists believe that global warming alr... More »
Feb 10, 2015 ... Behind the struggle to address global warming and climate change lies the
increase in greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. A greenhouse ...
Aug 20, 2015 ... Greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere, which makes the Earth warmer.
People are adding several types of greenhouse gases to the ...
Greenhouse gases are a group of compounds that are able to trap heat (
longwave radiation) in the atmosphere, keeping the Earth's surface warmer than
Greenhouse gases absorb this energy, thereby allowing less heat to escape
back to space, and 'trapping' it in the lower atmosphere. Many greenhouse gases
Find out what greenhouse gases are, how they work, and the role they play in
warming our atmosphere through global climate change.