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anonymous

  • one year ago

What are greenhouse gases?

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  1. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    A greenhouse gas is a gas in the atmosphere that is capable of absorbing infrared radiation, thereby trapping and holding heat in the atmosphere. By increasing the heat in the atmosphere, greenhouse gases are responsible for the greenhouse effect, which ultimately leads to global warming

  2. welshfella
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    yep examples are carbon dioxide and methane

  3. anonymous
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    They also reflect less EM, meaning less energy is reflected back into space.

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