greenhouse warming


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  • noun

Synonyms for greenhouse warming

warming that results when solar radiation is trapped by the atmosphere

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the many rifts that have grown since oil became the world's prime commodity can be mended: between cities and their food sources; the design of the suburban-built environment and its car-oriented sprawl; runaway greenhouse warming, and the clearing of forests and toxification of rivers, oceans, and land.
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Greenhouse Warming and Nuclear Hazards: A Series of Essays and Research Papers Peter Fong Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing, 2005.
Among scientists who follow the pace of global warming, I anxiety has been rising that the Earth is reaching (or may even have passed) a "tipping point," with the effects of greenhouse warming surpassing any foreseeable human ability to contain or reverse it.
He is the coauthor, coeditor, and editor of several books, including Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe, Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities In Greenhouse Warming and Technology Options for Electricity Generation.
Same reason there is little action on greenhouse warming, and why there is no action to limit population --corporations need more and more people to consume more and more while receiving little real income--even worse if the minimum wage is wiped.
Greenhouse warming and other human alterations of the Earth system may increase the possibility of large, abrupt, and unwelcome regional or global climatic events.
Twice as many people die in the US from cold as from heat, and it is estimated that about 9,000 fewer people would die in the UK each winter if there were greenhouse warming.
The change-over altitude from enhanced greenhouse warming to enhanced greenhouse cooling is approximately 10 km,' Burns says.
If it's greenhouse warming, we really don't know,'' he said.
There does not exist today a general scientific consensus about the importance of greenhouse warming from rising levels of carbon dioxide.
Gelbspan goes on to say that there is no longer any controversy among mainstream scientists that artificial greenhouse warming is already happening and already poised to cause ghastly effects such as ice shelf collapse.
Thus, "Water vapor is expected to amplify the greenhouse warming effect of carbon dioxide.
But we are not going to gasp for oxygen or feel greenhouse warming from this process, because most of the carbon from carbon dioxide taken in through the summer is still held in tree branches and stems.
The Arctic region is in darkness during winter and the predominant type of radiation is long-wave or infrared, which is associated with greenhouse warming," Joey Comiso, senior scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.