How does the greenhouse effect work?

Answer The greenhouse effect increases the earth's temperature by trapping energy from the sun. Without the greenhouse effect, the planet's average temperature would be 60 degrees cooler and would not be ... Read More »

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How does NASA know that a greenhouse effect bombarded Venus?

A new chapter in US space flight began in July 1950 with the launch of the first rocket, Bumper 2, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was create... Read More »

What is the greenhouse gas effect?

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the greenhouse gas effect results in higher temperatures because of gases like water vapor, carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane... Read More »

How to Demonstrate the Greenhouse Effect?

How it looks, all set upGreenhouse Glasses: Show the greenhouse effect with some kitchen items and a lamp. Easy, hands-on, great climate science primer for youth.

How can we stop the greenhouse effect?

Before there is any discussion about stopping the greenhouse effect, it's important to avoid confusion and know the difference between the "greenhouse effect" and "enhanced greenhouse effect." The ... Read More »