State what is mean by the term – ‘green house effect’ and state its consequence.
Green house effect: “Heating of the earth and its environment by carbondioxide and water vapours in the atmosphere is called Green House effect.”
Consequences of green house effect:
- It supports survival of life on earth.
- Plays an important role in evolution of life on earth. Without ‘green house gases’, all the heat coming from sun would have escaped from earth and it would have become cold and barren like moon.
- Increased amount of these gases contribute to global warming.