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O3, CO2 and water vapour stop the heat radiated out from the atmosphere. This phenomenon is called



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A

Ozone layer effect

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B

Radioactive effect

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Green house effect

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D

Solar effect


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The correct option is A

Green house effect


Our planet's atmosphere traps energy just like a greenhouse. Energy from the Sun can enter the Earth’s atmosphere, but not all of it can easily find its way out again. This is due to the fact that atmospheric gases such as carbon dioxide, water vapour, ozone etc., trap the radiations that fall on them and re-radiate it back onto Earth. This is called greenhouse effect.

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