Pathways through which carbon is recycled through the biosphere.
Process of breaking down glucose to obtain energy in the form of ATP.
Remains of long-dead organisms that now serves as an energy source, such as as oil, coal, or natural gas.
Global rise in Earth’s temperature due to increases of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.
Gas that lets in light energy but does not let heat escape, contributing to global warming.
Process by which specific organisms (including all plants) use the sun's energy to make their own food from carbon dioxide and water; process that converts the energy of the sun, or solar energy, into carbohydrates, a type of chemical energy.
Describes the features of the carbon cycle and the effect of fossil fuels.