Anthropogenic (Human-Induced)

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3.3.2 Anthropogenic (Human-Induced)

Human influences contributing to climate change include

  • changes in greenhouse gas concentration
  • stratospheric ozone depletion
  • changes in land use
  • local air pollution

All of these affect both how much energy gets through to Earth’s atmosphere and how much of that energy is reflected back into space.

a. The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect
b. Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
c. Land Use Change
d. Aerosols and Air Pollution

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