Possible Green House Gases and Global Climate Change

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P. Zamostnya, P. Kukulaa, and J. S. Youngb

aDepartment of Organic Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, bHampshire Research Institute, Cameron, Alexandria VA, USA


The article concerns in greenhouse gases emissions and their effect on global climate change. It provides illustration of the greenhouse effect mechanism based on the Earth energy balance. It deals with the most important natural and artificial greenhouse gases, identifies their possible sources and sinks, and provides information about ways of assessment of their relative impact on environment. The radiative forcing and the global warming potential and their values according to the IPCC are discussed.


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