Tag Archives: carbon dioxide

Greenhouse Gas

A greenhouse gas traps heat from the sun’s radiation when it is present in the atmosphere. Global climate change is caused by an increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the air, which amplifies the insulating effect of the gases (commonly known as the ‘Greenhouse Effect’). The most abundant greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N20), and fluorinated gases. The […]

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Climate Change

Climate change is the process by which, over the past century, the planet has warmed by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit due to an increasing presence of green house gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere, compounds such as carbon dioxide and methane that trap heat. Learn More Climate Change – Basic Information – EPA Climate Change Facts: Answers to Basic Questions – EPA Climate […]

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