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Greenhouse gas

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noun

Any of the atmospheric gases responsible for the greenhouse effect.


Supplement

Examples of greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide, methane, ozone and fluorocarbons.


See also: greenhouse effect


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Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... 24. that's quite stupid question 25 a) increase of photosynthesis rate b) I guess they want to hear they increase the greenhouse effect 26. because they are HERB-i-CIDE-s? So their name suggests they *kill* plants? However, the effects can be different 27. do you know ...

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by JackBean
Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:50 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
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Re: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.

... get wetter. I don't think that we are affecting the water cycle to any great degree. We are affecting the heat cycle in a lot of ways and CO2 and greenhouse gasses are only a small part of this problem. There is also our considerable altering of the albedo, and all the extra heat we produce which ...

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by animartco
Sat May 26, 2012 12:38 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.
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Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

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by crystal2012
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:42 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
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Views: 902

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

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by TheLoveLlama
Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Global Warming

... the 20th century.Most of the observed temperature increase since the middle of the 20th century has been caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases, which result from human activities such as the burning of fossil fuel and deforestation. its really a threat to us thank you for posting ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:29 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Global Warming
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