Greenhouse Gas

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Related to Greenhouse gases: greenhouse effect, global warming
Any gas linked to increasing atmospheric temperature
Major greenhouse gases Water vapour, CO2, CH4, NO2, O3, CFCs, SO4, and others
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Experts say California, the world's 12th-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, could suffer dire consequences as temperatures rise locally and around the globe.
Greenhouse gases are particularly efficient at absorbing infrared radiation, thereby trapping heat.
In a speech near the end of the Montreal meeting, former President Clinton gently chided the countries resisting binding steps to control greenhouse gases, like the U.
Significant global warming is an inevitable consequence of the anthropogenic increase in greenhouse gases.
The question of plant life extension can bring the relationship between nuclear energy and greenhouse gases into sharp focus.
Even if humans were to stop releasing additional greenhouse gases, global warming would continue while the oceans slowly respond to the buildup of gases already in the atmosphere.
By 1996, in its second full assessment of climate change, the IPCC admitted the validity of this position: "When increases in greenhouse gases only are taken into account.
Called "The Climate Challenge," the initiative brings electric utilities and the DOE together to develop and promote ways for electric utilities to voluntarily reduce, limit or offset emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
An independent third party will use Greenhouse Gas Services' standard of practice to verify that each credit represents a real, additional and permanent reduction of greenhouse gases.
Thick clouds of air pollution over southern Asia and increased concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere worldwide have restricted rice harvests in India for the past 2 decades, a new analysis suggests.
And Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito both noted that emissions from new motor vehicles amount to just 6 percent of worldwide greenhouse gases.