Sunday, July 16, 2017

Back-to-the-basics in Global Warming: Greenhouse Effect Demonstrations

Without the greenhouse effect, our planet would be too cold for us to survive. It is greenhouse gases that keep us warm enough to survive. However, too much of a good thing will raise Earth's temperature into the other extreme. Nature had established a balance that we are upsetting by artificially pumping more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

What is the greenhouse effect?
Two minute video:

Greenhouse Gases: Climate Change
Two minute video:

CO2 and Greenhouse Effect
Eight minute video:

The Greenhouse Gas Demonstration is a short, but very effective and dramatic demo to show the effect on temperature of increased levels of carbon dioxide.
Four minute video: