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How much has the average temperature of the earth increased by in during the 20th century?
approximately 0.6 +/- 0.2 degrees Celsius
this mesurement was tkaen by the Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
What is the difference between today's average global temprature and the average global temperature of the last Ice Age?
5 degrees Celsius
This has progressed foward... an INCREASE of temperature
What does the "earth energy budget" refer to?
The process by which the energy absorbed by the earth from the sun is partially absorbed and partially reflected.
At what temperature does the greenhouse effect keep the earth on average?
15 degrees Celsius
What temperature would the earth be on average were it not for the greenhouse effect?
- 18 degrees Celsius