Carbon cycle

Carbon Cycle

What is carbon? Carbon is a crucial element to every living organism. Carbon is in our bodies, the atmosphere, fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas), plants and animals. In our bodies, it is found in proteins, carbohydrates, and DNA. All living beings produce carbon. Even now as you breathe you are emitting carbon into…

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The Greenhouse Effect

What is the Greenhouse Effect? Have you ever wondered what makes our planet a comfortable and warm place to live on? Well, the greenhouse effect is responsible for keeping Earth warm enough for us and other living beings. That is to say, the planet would be too cold without the greenhouse effect which would make…

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Renewable Energy

When it comes to combating climate change, renewable energy is one of the top 5 global warming fighters!   What is energy and where does it come from?   Energy is everything! We are energy! We eat, travel, and work with energy. But, where does all this energy from? We acquire most of our energy…

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