NRC: The greenhouse effect is natural and essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Human activities — especially burning fossil fuels — are amplifying the effect. [For fact checking & general commentary]

January 2, 2014 10:28 am2 comments
NRC: The greenhouse effect is natural and essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Human activities — especially burning fossil fuels — are amplifying the effect. [For fact checking & general commentary]

POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY THE CCNF SCIENTIST COMMUNITY: “The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that is essential to keeping the Earth’s surface warm. Like a greenhouse window, greenhouse gases allow sunlight to enter and then prevent heat from leaving the atmosphere. These gases include carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), […]

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