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Carbon footprint and embodied energy of argon, krypton, xenon?

Noble gases such as argon, krypton and xenon are used to fill the gap between panes in some double- and triple-glazing sealed units. What's the embodied energy, and carbon-footprint, of such gases? ...
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Alternatives to disposable propane (and other gasses) bottles

Gasses for household applications (propane, butane etc.) often come in small disposable containers, such as metal bottles or cans. I know that it is possible to refill some of them, such as one-pound ...
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Relative environmental impact of various portable gasses [closed]

I am interested in implications of using various gasses that are commonly packaged in small containers for household use, such as propane, butane and so forth. It is mostly for awareness purposes, and ...
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Which gases increase the greenhouse effect more than carbon dioxide?

Everywhere can be read that carbon dioxide increases greenhouse effect. But there are other gases having worse effect than carbon dioxide, e.g. methane. Is carbon dioxide emission the real threat, or ...