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the warming of air air caused by the sun's radiation (light) passing into the atmosphere and being changed to heat energy which is absorbed (trapped) by gaes in the atmosphere
Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change
a set of rules for reducing greenhouse gases established by UNFCCC delegates from a conferemce in Kyoto, Japan. These rules include a set of binding emissions targets for all greenhouse gaes: carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and sythetic substitues for ozone-depleting CFCs
a potent greenhouse gas, a pollution in the atmosphere, mostly created by burning fossil fuels
a from of oxygen that contains three stoms instead of the usual two. In the stratophere, it blocks the sun's harmful UV rays, but in the troposphere, it is a harmful pollutant
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an international treaty signed by more than 150 nations to (1) develop a greenhouse gas inventory, (2) develop programs to slow climate change, and (3) share technology and cooperate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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