Global Warming and Its Multiple Causes

Romdhane Ben Slama (Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology of Gabes (ISSAT), University of Gabes, Tunisia)

Abstract


The global warming which preoccupies humanity, is still considered to be linked to a single cause which is the emission of greenhouse gases, CO2 in particular. In this article, we try to show that, on the one hand, the greenhouse effect (the radiative imprisonment to use the scientific term) took place in conjunction with the infrared radiation emitted by the earth. The surplus of CO2 due to the combustion of fossil fuels, but also the surplus of infrared emissions from artificialized soils contribute together or each separately, to the imbalance of the natural greenhouse effect and the trend of global warming. In addition, another actor acting directly and instantaneously on the warming of the ambient air is the heat released by fossil fuels estimated at 17415.1010 kWh / year inducing a rise in temperature of 0.122°C, or 12.2°C / century.


Keywords


Greenhouse effect gases; Global warming; Infrared emission; Heat of combustion

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[8] DOI: 10.4172/2332-2594.1000230

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jasr.v3i2.2013

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