What is the meaning of Greenhouse in 'greenhouse effect'?
A greenhouse, or a glasshouse in a garden keeps the air inside warmer. Gardeners use greenhouses to grow fruit etc in cold climates. It gives its name to the greenhouse effect because greenhouse gases retain the sun's heat and keep the earth warm.
The greenhouse effect is the natural process by which greenhouse gases keep the earth's temperature at a comfortable level suitable for human existence. The enhanced greenhouse effect is the increase in greenhouse gases that is leading to global warming. The term "enhanced greenhouse effect" is also referred to as the "anthropogenic greenhouse effect" and is the idea that humans may have an effect on global climate. It is also referred to as the "runaway greenhouse…
What is the greenhouse effect? There are two meanings of the term "greenhouse effect". There is a "natural" greenhouse effect that keeps the Earth's climate warm and habitable. There is also the "man-made" greenhouse effect, which is the enhancement of Earth's natural greenhouse effect by the addition of greenhouse gases from the burning of fossil fuels (mainly petroleum, coal, and natural gas).