A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days
weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place
climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages
Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun
Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen
Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas
carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago
fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs
Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases
temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment
Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests
Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere
Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years
Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again
Recycling