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The greenhouse

javierjavier Posts: 287 Inactive
The natural greenhouse effect makes life possible. However, humans, have intensified the natural phenomenon, causing global warming.

The phenomenon is called greenhouse effect by which certain gases, which are components of the planetary atmosphere, retain part of the energy that the soil emits by having been heated by solar radiation. .

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Currently CO2 in the atmosphere is growing unnaturally because of humans, who are releasing carbon. Therefore it is necessary to differentiate between the natural greenhouse effect caused by human (or anthropogenic) activities.

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  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 39,640 ✭✭✭✭
    Have you seen the movie 'An Inconvenient Truth' @javier? It is very interesting and discusses the greenhouse effect and climate change.
  • javierjavier Posts: 287 Inactive
    @mheredge I have not seen it but I will try to see it
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 39,640 ✭✭✭✭
    There is also an excellent film with Leonardo di Caprio on the same subject, that came out a lot more recently. Both are excellent.
  • javierjavier Posts: 287 Inactive
    @mheredge Do you remember the title of the movie with Leonardo di Caprio?
  • javierjavier Posts: 287 Inactive
    @mheredge I've seen several movies of him and I love them
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 39,640 ✭✭✭✭
    @javier Leonardo di Caprio has a foundation https://leonardodicaprio.org and made the film Before the Flood that examines climate change.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Before_the_Flood_(film)


  • javierjavier Posts: 287 Inactive
    @mheredge thanks for the link
  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 39,640 ✭✭✭✭
    This is a lecture based on An Inconvenient Truth that might be of interest:



    You might like this too: An Inconvenient Truth Part 2 Strange Prophecy

  • javierjavier Posts: 287 Inactive
    @mheredge thanks, they are very long videos I will see them in another moment
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