While not a scientifically controversial issue, climate change caused primarily by human activities is a politically controversial issue. In this course you are learning the science behind climate change. With this knowledge you can help others understand the causes, symptoms, and impacts of climate change. With this knowledge, current and future generations can come up with solutions to mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. Write one paragraph about the following questions:

How does the greenhouse effect play a role in determining the climate on Earth?