11 - Chapter 3: Global Warming Slide 1 ice planet due to...

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Slide 1 ice planet due to GREENHOUSE EFFECT!!! 15 Degree-C DRILLED CORES (OCEAN) AND ICE CORES 3-D BECAUSE the SHAPE OF A MOLECULE AFFECTS ITS ABILITY TO ABSORB IR RADIATION Slide 2 Based on distance from the sun, the Earth should have a temp of -18 Deg.-C Water freezes @ 0 Deg-C Oceans would be frozen year round the Earth's ave. temp is 15 Deg-C ~1800 J.J. Fourier, was the first to start the idea that energy from the Sun was trapped on the Earth by atmospheric gases `1860 John Tyndall, demonstrated that CO2 and H2O vapor were responsible ~1890 Arrhenius, stated that the buildup of CO2 in the atmosphere is a problem (calculated the “warming effect” Slide 3 Industrial Revolution @ its peak by the end of the 19 th century burning a lot of coal emitting a lot of CO2 (locomotive, steam-engine, electricity) CO2 wasn't considered bad, only SOX and NOX Other scientist observations
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11 - Chapter 3: Global Warming Slide 1 ice planet due to...

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