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" The three most important greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ), and nitrous oxide (N 2 O). "
Fuel for Thought: An Environmental Strategy for the Energy Sector - Page 30
2000 - 118 pages
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Perspectives for Agronomy: Adopting Ecological Principles and Managing ...

M.K. van Ittersum, S.C. van de Geijn - 1997 - 363 pages
...Accepted 8 April 1997 Soils have an important role in the global budgets of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ) and nitrous oxide (N 2 O). In particular, peat soils are considered to exhibit relatively high emission rates. The purpose of...
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Making Kyoto Work: A Transition Strategy for Canadian Energy Workers

Dale Marshall - 2002 - 62 pages
...and reflecting the radiation back down to Earth. The three most important greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ), and nitrous oxide (N 2 O). Three other fluorinated chemicals, including a class of chemicals called halocarbons, also act as greenhouse...
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Global Climate: Current Research and Uncertainties in the Climate System

Xavier Rodo, Francisco Comin - 2003 - 286 pages
...of all radiatively active gases in the atmosphere. Their order of importance is water vapor, carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ) and nitrous oxide (N 2 O). It is thus of prime importance to document and understand past changes in these radiatively active...
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Hard Choices: Climate Change in Canada

Centre for Studies in Religion and Society - 2004 - 273 pages
...Vegetation, Ecosystems Figure 2.2. Schematic representation of the climate system Source: IPCC, 2001. Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ), and nitrous oxide (N 2 O) are examples of greenhouse gases whose increase over the last 150 years has created a positive radiative...
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Tropical Forests of the Guiana Shield: Ancient Forests in a Modern World

D. S. Hammond - 2005 - 528 pages
...perhaps the most widely acknowledged. Of these, the historic variation and forcing effects of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ) and nitrous oxide (N 2 O) are arguably the best documented and most widely publicized, although other trace gases contribute...
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