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Climate Glossary

 

It’s not easy to navigate through the climate friendly statements. We have therefore put together a simple glossary with the mostfrequently used words for your help. See it as a guide to help you navigate and find your climate friendly path.
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Emissions of gases which contribute to global warming by absorbing infrared radiation, thereby heating the atmosphere. The main contributors are carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O). Emissions of greenhouse gases have increased global temperatures by around 1ºC since pre-industrial times.