Story: Climate change

Earth's climate system

Click though this animation to see how greenhouse gases change the balance between incoming solar radiation and outgoing radiation from the earth, producing global warming.

 

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Brett Mullan, Stacey Mohan, Petra Pearce, Stephen Stuart and Ben Liley, 'Climate change - Global influences', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/7538/earths-climate-system (accessed 27 November 2020)

Story by Brett Mullan, Stacey Mohan, Petra Pearce, Stephen Stuart and Ben Liley, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 20 Jul 2020