The term “greenhouse effect” is mentioned a lot when we talk about climate change. But what exactly does it mean? In short: it is the natural process that warms the Earth’s surface. The process is called the greenhouse effect because the exchange of incoming and outgoing radiation that warms the planet works in a similar way to a greenhouse…
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What Can We Do?
Start by burning less fossil fuels. Ultimately, we need to work to stop burning fossil fuels altogether, which means a global shift to clean energy technologies like solar and wind. Learn more about renewable energy with our fact sheet and learn how you can take action against the climate crisis.