Natural Resources – Solutions
Why is the atmosphere essential for life?
The atmosphere is essential for life for the following reasons:
Life-sustaining gases like oxygen and carbon dioxide, along with other gases and water vapour, from the atmosphere.
(i) Air is a bad conductor of heat and maintains the temperature. If the temperature on the earth rises suddenly, it may threaten the existence of life.
(ii) It prevents heat from escaping into outer space during nights.