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greenhouse gas emissions
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
The discharge of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and various halogenated hydrocarbons, into the atmosphere. Combustion of fossil fuels, agricultural activities and industrial processes contribute to the emissions of greenhouse gases.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Persistent URI:
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Used For
green house gas emissions
Broader Term
gas emissions
Related Term
air pollution
carbon footprint
carbon markets
climate change
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gases
ocean acidification
Spanish
emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero
Term Number
137757