Carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and nitrous oxide are all ‘greenhouse gases,’ which allow sunlight to enter the atmosphere freely but which also absorb and trap infrared radiation, or ‘heat,’ providing a blanket of gases that protect the planet from the sun’s rays. Without these gases, life on earth would be unsustainable, and the earth’s atmosphere […]
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