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Greenhouse Gases | A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change ...


Aug 30, 2016 ... Greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere, which makes the Earth warmer. People are adding several types of greenhouse gases to the ...

What are greenhouse gases? | What's Your Impact


Greenhouse gases are compounds that are able to trap heat in the atmosphere, these gases are the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Causes & Sources - Live Science


Feb 10, 2015 ... Behind the struggle to address global warming and climate change lies the increase in greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. A greenhouse ...

What Are Greenhouse Gases? - US Energy Information Administration


What are greenhouse gases and how do they affect the climate ...


May 18, 2016 ... The major greenhouse gases that the United States emitted as a result of human activity and their share of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions ...

Greenhouse Gases: Introduction | Monitoring References | National ...


An introduction to the major greenhouse gases in the earth's atmosphere. The FAQ discusses the relative potency, concentration and expected atmopsheric ...

Main Greenhouse Gases | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions


The tables below present characteristics of major greenhouse gases. The Global Warming Potential (GWP) indicates the warming effect of a greenhouse gas, ...

Manicore - What gases are greenhouse gases? How much do they ...


The definition of a greenhouse gas is at the same time very simple and very complicated for the ordinary man (or woman !) : such a gaz is "just" a gas mixed in ...

ARM - What are Greenhouse Gases?


Greenhouse gases are atmospheric gases that trap infrared radiation emitted from the earth, lower atmosphere, or clouds or aerosols and, as a result, cause ...

The Greenhouse Gas Effect - Infoplease


The gases that help capture the heat, called “greenhouse gases,” include water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and a variety of manufactured ...

Greenhouse gas - Wikipedia
A greenhouse gas (abbrev. GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is the fundamental  ... More »
greenhouse gas
any of the gases whose absorption of solar radiation is responsible for the greenhouse effect, including carbon dioxide, methane, ozone, and the fluorocarbons.
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