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Gases that contribute to global warming by trapping radiant heat from the sun in the atmosphere. Use this tag for questions about sources of emissions, or ways of reducing emissions. For question about measurements use the [carbon-footprint] tag. For questions about offsetting use [carbon-offsetting]. For questions about the effects of [global- warming] use that tag.

Greenhouse gases cause the Greenhouse effect, a warming of the surface of the planet by trapping solar radiation in the atmosphere.

If your question is asking for ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or data on various emission sources you should use this tag.

If your question is about measurements use

If your question is about carbon capture and storage (a.k.a. ccs) use

If your question is about offsetting emissions use

If your question is specifically about carbon dioxide use

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