We read in newspapers that burning of fuels is a major cause of global warming

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We read in newspapers that burning of fuels is a major cause of global warming. Explain why.

Answer:
Fossil fuels are generally the mixtures of carbon based compounds. On burning fossil fuels such as coal, petroleum and natural gas, they produce carbon dioxide gas which is a greenhouse gas. The increase in levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause global warming.