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HEI vocab

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Global Warming An increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature
Greenhouse gases Any of the gases whose absorption of solar radiation is responsible for the greenhouse effect.
Greenhouse effect An atmospheric heating phenomenon, caused by short-wave solar radiation being readily transmitted inward through the earth's atmosphere but longer-wavelength heat radiation less readily transmitted outward
Acid rain A compound usually having a sour taste and capable of neutralizing alkalis
Pollution the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment
Adapt To make suitable to requirements or conditions
Depend To rely; place trust
Modify To change somewhat the form or qualities of
Natural Disaster A force of nature that causes catastrophic consequences
Deforestation To clear or cut down trees
Created by: TarinDawson