Caption: Greenhouse warming mechanism. Animation showing how the energy of sunlight is trapped in a greenhouse. Short-wave radiation (such as ultraviolet, purple arrows) passes through the glass and heats objects inside. These emit long-wave radiation (infra-red, red arrows). Unlike the ultraviolet radiation, this infra-red radiation cannot pass through the glass and is reflected back and retained inside, causing the temperature to rise. This is the principle behind global warming, where the greenhouse effect leads to increased warming of a planet.

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Greenhouse warming mechanism, animation

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