The Dictionary of the Climate Debate (DCD)

Definition: (Aka long-lived greenhouse gas)

A greenhouse gas that stays in the atmosphere long enough cause warming. Click here to view the IPCC's list of LLGHGs.

Example Usages -

1. "The NOAA Annual Greenhouse Gas Index shows that from 1990 to 2011 radiative forcing by Long-Lived Greenhouse Gases (LLGHG’s) increased by 30%, with CO2 accounting for about 80% of this increase."
(Source: Climate Change Adaptation – Swallowing Our Own Medicine )

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