Global Warming Definition

by Laurent Cousineau
(Montreal)

Global warming is the increase in the average atmospheric temperature across our planet.

Global warming is caused by greenhouse gases via the greenhouse effect.

Although similar, global warming should not be confused with climate change.

If you wish, learn more about the differences between climate change and global warming.

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