Home Science Geology How quantum mechanics explains global warming. ScienceGeology How quantum mechanics explains global warming. You've probably heard that carbon dioxide is warming the Earth. But how exactly is it doing it? Lieven Scheire uses a rainbow, a light bulb and a bit of quantum physics to describe the science behind global warming. By Watch and Study - Feb 29, 2016 248 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Geology Origin of Life – How Life Started on Earth Geology What Causes the Northern Lights? Geology Watch the Amazing Northern Lights! Geology How Earth Moves Physics Is This What Quantum Mechanics Looks Like? Tell us what you think!