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

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 18 Class 8 - Pollution of Air and Water

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo