Greenhouse Effect

Losev, K. S.
August 2014
Value Inquiry Book Series;2014, Vol. 276, p248
Academic Journal
The article presents a definition of the term "greenhouse effect," which refers to the warming of the lower regions of the atmosphere due to the absorption of infrared radiation. Topics discussed include the absolute value of the greenhouse effect, the continued increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases caused by fossil fuel combustion and the possible anthropogenic mechanisms of warming. Also mentioned is the system of industrial emission abatement under the Kyoto Protocol.


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