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The release of carbon dioxide into the air causes:


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global warming


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The trapping of infrared radiations from the atmosphere and not reflecting it back due to higher levels of Carbon dioxide as a major pollutant which traps radiations. This effect causes the rise in the global temperature resulting in melting of polar ice caps and rises in the sea level.

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