Atmosphere - Energy
Greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere, causing it to warm.
IPCC Summary for Policymakers (SPM) content
A.1.1 Observed increases in well-mixed greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations since around 1750 are unequivocally caused by human activities…
A.1.2 Each of the last four decades has been successively warmer than any decade that preceded it since 1850…
Figure SPM.1 History of global temperature change and causes of recent warming.
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