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Calculating Planetary Energy Balance & Temperature

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Post  planetcare Thu May 19, 2022 4:46 pm

“Why is Earth's temperature so much warmer than our calculations predicted"?
Certain gases in the atmosphere trap some extra heat, warming our planet like a blanket. This extra warming is called the greenhouse effect. Without it, our planet would be a frozen ball of ice. Thanks to the natural greenhouse effect, Earth is comfortable place for life as we know it. However, too much of a good thing can cause problems. In recent decades, a rise in the amount of greenhouse gases has begun to warm Earth a bit too much.

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