Greenhouse effect on Venus
April 20, 2006
The Sun's rays pierce through the cloudy Venusian atmosphere and warm the planet's surface. As the heat rises from the surface it becomes trapped below the cloud layer - the greenhouse effect.
Topics: Environment, Atmosphere, Venus, Climate change, Venus in the fiction of Leigh Brackett, Runaway greenhouse effect, Atmosphere of Venus, Climate forcing, Greenhouse effect, Earth's atmosphere, Cloud