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Greenhouse Effects

The discovery of the greenhouse effect was done by Joseph Fourier in 1824. However, the initial reliable scientific experimentation of the phenomenon was by John Tyndall in 1858. The qualitative reporting of greenhouse effect was done in 1896 by (Businger and Fleagle, P. 56). The greenhouse effect is the phenomenon where light from the sun is allowed to pass through a transparent medium to a planetary surface, but on getting radiated, the energy is absorbed by the greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, Ozone, methane and water vapor, in the atmosphere (See graph 1). The trapped energy is transferred to other elements in the atmosphere and re-radiated in every direction, including back to the planetary surface. This is what causes the…