Geography - Climate Change

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Climate Change - 

  • the change of global temperature
  • periods of cold to hot
  • this is a natural process

Greenhouse Effect -

  • heat escaping for the earth's surface
  • reabsorbed and reflected by certain gases in the atmosphere
  • it is natural and vital

Enhanced Greenhouse Effect -

  • impact of people incresing the GHE
  • caused by the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.

Global warming is the heating up of our planet.

the four main greenhouse gases;

Carbon Dioxide - produced by; powerstations, vehicles that burn fossil fuels, deforestation, buring of rainforests

Nitrous Oxide - emitted from; car exhausts, power stations, fertilister

Methane - released from; waste dumps, cows stomaches, rotting rice roots, farms

CFC's (Chloroflourocarbons) - come from; aerosols, plastic foam, fridges.

THESE ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS OF GHG'S

The Effects of Global Warming on The Uk;

Gains

  • longer growing season
  • trees grow up north
  • area and yeils of

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