greenhouse gas love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of the atmospheric gases that contribute to the greenhouse effect.

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  • noun any gas, such as carbon dioxide or CFCs that contribute to the greenhouse effect when released into the atmosphere

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  • noun a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation


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  • "Gore's scam allowed them to sell the gases they weren't producing to other nations. He also insisted that rich nations could buy nominal cuts from poor ones. Entrepreneurs in India and China have made billions by building factories whose primary purpose is to produce greenhouse gases, so that carbon traders in the rich world will pay to clean them up." - 'We've been suckered again by the US. So far the Bali deal is worse than Kyoto' in The Guardian, George Monbiot, 17 Dec 2007.

    December 19, 2007