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Human environment

TermDefinition
global warming refers to an unequivocal and continuing rise in the average temperature of Earth's climate system
greenhouse gases gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range
greenhouse effect process by which thermal radiation from a planetary surface is absorbed by atmospheric greenhouse gases
acid rain rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic
pollution introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change
adapt make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify.
depend be controlled or determined by.
modify make partial or minor changes to (something)
natural disaster major adverse event resulting from natural process
deforestation the state of being clear of trees
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