Describe the ‘Greenhouse Effect’ in your own words.



The warming up of the Earth, due to trapping heat rays by Carbon Dioxide in air, is called Greenhouse Effect.


This effect helps in keeping the surface of the earth warm.

But, if Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere increases too much,

It leads to increase in temperature of the earth

and causes Global Warming

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