Heat Budget of the Earth

If the incoming heat and the outgoing heat are not balanced, then Earth would be getting either gradually warmer or cooler. But both are perfectly balanced. This equilibrium between the terrestrial radiation and the insolation is called as the heat budget of the earth.

Question for the Day on the Topic

Consider the following statements

  1. The equilibrium between the terrestrial radiation and the insolation is called as the heat budget of the earth.
  2. If the incoming heat and the outgoing heat are not balanced, then Earth would be getting either gradually warmer or cooler.

Select the correct ones

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

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