Environmental Problems and Solutions
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... Warming Global warming and climatic change has been consistently debated for the last many years. Global warming is increasing the average global temperature. This increase is so dangerous that it can wipe out the human race from our planet in coming centuries.
The weather and climate of the earth entirely depends upon the energy from the sun. This energy, which is in the form of heat, has been absorbed by the earth, which in turn radiates energy back into space. Certain atmospheric gases commonly known as greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), per fluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) trap this energy1. Whenever m...