If the amount of solar energy striking the outer edge of the earth’s atmosphere is approximately 1.4 kW/m2 and the amount of the earth’s surface area exposed to the sunlight is 1.6 x 10E13 m2, how much energy does the earth lose through radiation within each 24 hours? The average earth atmosphere temperature increases within the same period is 10-6 oC, the average specific heat of earth is 100 J/kg-oC, and the earth’s mass is 6 x 10E24 kg.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

im stuck over here, what equation that we need to use to solve this problem?

thanks in advance

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# Homework Help: Solar Radiation Question

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