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Learn How GHGs Affect Global Temperatures 25

Find out how an imbalance in greenhouse gases leads to widespread changes. 

Updated On 1/05/2017 | Originally Published On 11/19/2015
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UPENDING THE CYCLE

Over millions of years, Earth developed a system to regulate global temperatures: Heat sources and “sinks” that balanced each other out to maintain the perfect average temperature. But because GHGs have been released in large amounts by unnatural sources, that balance has gotten completely out of whack.

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  • Sterling H. 2 months ago
    Trumps hot air is warming the earth and Hillary's cold shoulder is the new ice age.
  • Diana O. 2 months ago
    It's always about Trump you ppl kill me. It's trumps fault that we have global warming. Get a brain!
  • Lee M. 4 months ago
    glad to learn how long GHG's stay in the atmosphere, worst is yet to come?
  • margie L. 4 months ago
    these facts leave quite an impression on the mind and are quite troubling. to think people are still denying that global warming exists!
  • Karen K. 8 months ago
    Fine. Now, what are we going to do about all the hot air from Trump, let alone the rest of the hash he's making of our environmental problems?
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