Greenhouse Effect

Question:

  • What is greenhouse effect? And what is its specialty?
  • How has our world become something of that type? And why the warmth of the atmosphere is increasing day by day?
  • What are the effects of the increased warmth of the atmosphere?
  • What is our duty at this situation?

Answer: The greenhouse effect is now one of the most serious problems in the world. Actually greenhouse is a house made of glass. In cold countries people grow vegetables and other plants in it. Its specialty is that is receives heat from the sun and can retain it inside. That heats trapped inside it. Our world has now become something of that type. Numerous industries and vehicles are emitting huge amount of carbon dioxide and other gases every day. These gases are acting as a glass which retain the heat coming to earth from the sun. Consequently, the warmth of the atmosphere is increasing day by day. As a result of this, the polar ice caps are melting and the sea-level is rising. Many low-lying countries are now at the risk of being flooded by the rising water-level. Moreover, various natural calamities such as cyclone, storm, tidal bore, emission of carbon dioxide must be controlled to avert this catastrophic disaster.