Without the natural greenhouse effect on Earth, life as it exists today would not be possible. In order to understand the cause and effects of global warming, it is first necessary to understand the Earth's natural greenhouse effect and the roles of the various greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2). This chapter looks at the difference between the Earth's natural greenhouse effect and the enhanced greenhouse effect and illustrates why and how humans are contributing to a global problem destined to ruin the health of the planet if not stopped. It also looks at the issue of global dimming, what it is, what causes it, its interaction with global warming, and what it means for the future.
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Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, and Helping the Planet. Ethanol is an alternative to gasoline. The use of ethanol has been demonstrated to reduce greenhouse emissions slightly as compared to gasoline. Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know why choosing an alternative fuel may benefit you and your future.