If there's a growing concentration of CO2 in our atmosphere, (and there is) why does that make the planet warmer?
In our cartoon and in the slideshow below, you see the CO2 molecule getting hit by the heat energy from bouncing light. And instead of breaking up, it just gets excited (the chemical equivalent of getting warmer). That's essentially the chemical explanation for global warming.
If he'd been using his feet instead of his hands, maybe this wouldn't have happened:
Sergio Ramos, one of the best players on one of Spain's best soccer teams, dropped the trophy from the top of an open-air bus Wednesday night as he and his Real Madrid teammates were celebrating their Copa del Rey (King's Cup) victory over arch-rival Barcelona.
The world's biggest burger chain reported Thursday that first-quarter sales grew to about $6 billion, nearly 10 percent higher than the first quarter of last year, and net income grew nearly 11 percent. McDonald's cited strong sales of new products like specialty coffees, smoothies and oatmeal, and modernization efforts like updating lighting and seating, and adding more 24-hour outlets.