What Is Global Warming?
- It's one of the hottest topics (no pun intended) in the weather and science world today.
Global Warming is what some scientists say is the result of an increase in carbon dioxide emissions from human technology.
Factories, power plants, and especially cars have carbon dioxide in their exhaust. As more and more people drive and as technology expands, we're increasing the amount of carbon dioxide we're releasing into the atmosphere.
Carbon dioxide acts like a blanket in the atmosphere, trapping the sun's warmth in the atmosphere instead of letting it radiate back to space, increasing the Earth's temperature.
Some of the recent years have been some of the warmest recorded in history, but then again, weather records span but an instant in the Earth's geological time, so to some, it's too early to say for sure if Global Warming is indeed happening. But the debate continues.
For More Information:
EPA -- www.epa.gov
This is the Grand Lady of the north ...... all laden with the winters snow. What a site to see.
I took a few photos of the small but strong storm cell that toppled trees at Dash Point State Park. From our view we could see the cell rotating over Sea-Tac Airport. The colors were amazing, the cloud formations were beautiful.
Evening rainbow from Queen Anne using fisheye lens, 17 April 2014