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#GlobalWarming #ClimateChange a simple calculation

Global warming/climate change: an easy calculation Ransom Stephens - May 22, 2013 Tweet Save & Follow Save to My Library Follow Comments Follow Author PRINT EMAIL Energy comes in many flavors: nutritional calories stored in chemical bonds, electrical energy, the mass-energy of Einstein’s special relativity, etc, and heat. The defining quality of energy is its potential to do mechanical work. Work is defined as the sum of the force exerted on an object multiplied by the distance the object moves under that force. When you exercise, your muscles use energy stored in chemical bonds (e.g., adenosine triphosphate) to do the work of exercise. Combustion engines convert energy stored in the chemical bonds of fuel to heat, that heat expands gas, which exerts force on a piston that turns a crank and ultimately moves things. The sun radiates heat-energy at the atmosphere and heats a...

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