Global terms

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Global terms by Mind Map: Global terms

1. Global Warming:An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere

2. Atmosphere:A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet

3. Greenhouse effect:the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphere

4. Greenhouse gas: Is a gas that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.

5. Greenhouse gas emissions: Are any gaseous compound in the atmosphere that is capable of absorbing infrared radiation, thereby trapping and holding heat in the atmosphereL

6. Carbon footprint: The total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities.

7. CO2: Carbon dioxide is a colorless and odorless gas vital to life on Earth.

8. Climate change: The difference in the Earth's global climate or in regional climates over time.

9. Anthropogenic: Chiefly of environmental pollution and pollutants originating in human activity.

10. Extreme Weather events: Events that have a strong weather creating disaster and chaos all around a place.

11. Is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide or CO2 from the atmosphere.