Facta universitatis - series: Physics, Chemistry and Technology 2006 Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages: 45-55
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Global warming and greenhouse gases

Belić Dragoljub S.

Global warming or Climate change refers to long-term fluctuations in temperature, precipitation, wind, and other elements of the Earth's climate system. Natural processes such as solar-irradiance variations, variations in the Earth's orbital parameters, and volcanic activity can produce variations in climate. The climate system can also be influenced by changes in the concentration of various gases in the atmosphere, which affect the Earth's absorption of radiation.

Keywords: global warming, greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, ozone, Kyoto protocol

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