What is the name of one greenhouse gas?

Answer Carbon dioxide is a major greenhouse gas, or a gas that traps heat in the atmosphere. Human activities that produce carbon dioxide include the burning of wood, solid waste, and fossil fuels such as... Read More »

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Greenhouse growers often add carbon dioxide to the air in the greenhouse What is the advantage of doing this?

All plants need carbon dioxide to complete photosynthesis. Mammals take in oxygen and breath out CO2. It is the exact opposite for plants. The stomata on the plants act as lungs for the CO2 to ente... Read More »

Why is a greenhouse called a greenhouse?

because the plants growing inside are green. It is designed to help things grow.

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 »

What Is the Function of a Greenhouse?

Greenhouses are named so because they are structures designed to house and shelter plants. Inside the walls of the greenhouse is a microclimate distinct from the exterior and (generally) the home, ... Read More »