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Equations for the two-plane model of the greenhouse effect

I'm trying to understand this "toy model" of the greenhouse effect. http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2007/04/learning-from-a-simple-model The model predicts the surface temperature of ...
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Global warming and planetary thermodynamics

To a first approximation, the earth currently radiates out as low frequency thermal radiation the same amount of energy as it absorbs as high frequency solar radiation. (This ignores energy generated ...