Enhanced Greenhouse Effect

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The increase in average global surface temperatures caused by additional heat trapped in the atmosphere due to increased greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions, enhancing the natural greenhouse effect. It is caused by human activity such as the burning of Fossil Fuels, soil denitrification and industrial agriculture (which produces methane).

See: global warming, greenhouse effect

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OZ Coasts: The enhanced greenhouse effect (Global warming)
Australian Academy of Science