Megaterio Llamas wrote:penxv wrote:Plus, the difference between being in sunlight and being in shade is notable for anyone. The sun makes it warmer.
And thick smoke from forest fires tends to lessen the heat from the sun, much like cloud cover it seems.
Atmosphere clearly has an effect but the sun is the primary source of heat/power/energy. I'm sure the earth makes some of it's own but without the sun it would be a frozen rock.