What is the Greenhouse Effect?

This is an animation from the US Environmental Protection Agency's Students Guide to Global Climate Change, one of a series of web pages and videos about the basics of the greenhouse effect.

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Can be used to introduce the greenhouse effect and Earth's energy budget to students.

Can help clarify the common confusion and misconception about the greenhouse effect as a natural, not man-made, phenomenon.

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