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Methane is released from certain animals, ___ have a bad rep
Cows
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Carbon dioxide is a linear molecule yes?
Yes
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The greenhouse effect of a gas depends on its concentration in the atmosphere and
Its ability to absorb infrared radiation
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The lifetime of a gas in the atomosphere and its ability to absorb infrared radiation is known as its
Global warming potential
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The kyoto protocall was put in place to
Get countries to reduce emissions of six greenhouse gasses by 5% by 2012
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Other solutions put in place to reduce greenhouse emissions are wind, solar tidal and nuclear power, and
Hydrogen fuel cells for cars
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Cars made after 2012 must only emit 130g max of Co2, however this will not be enough as
More people are driving
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Storage as carbonates is not yet a viable form of CSS as it is
Very slow
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Carbon dioxide is a linear molecule yes?

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The greenhouse effect of a gas depends on its concentration in the atmosphere and

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The lifetime of a gas in the atomosphere and its ability to absorb infrared radiation is known as its

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The kyoto protocall was put in place to

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