The Atmosphere is a term used to describe the mixture of different gasses that surrounds Earth. These gases consist predominantly of nitrogen, oxygen, argon, carbon dioxide, and water vapour. Most people believe the atmosphere is thick.
Chlorofluorocarbon’s (CFC’s) are human-made chemicals which cause the thinning of the ozone layer; about one half used in building. CFC’s are also a greenhouse gas.
The Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), which became effective in 1994, is a voluntary and nonbinding declaration of standards, goals, and objectives that represents international cooperation to reduce human-made greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
Ozone Layer, a layer of protective gas some 10-40 km above the earth which absorbs ultraviolet radiation (UV) from the sun, occurs naturally in our Atmosphere nearly all concentrated in the ozone layer, a region located in the stratosphere several miles above the surface of the Earth. S
Tipping point is an irreversible moment when the dreaded feedback loop begins. The most central issue today for the scientific community is the tipping point; have humans already went too far, and may we now be helpless to stop and reverse global warming?