The Dictionary of the Climate Debate (DCD)


well-mixed greenhouse gas
Definition: (Aka WMGG)

A greenhouse gas that has an atmospheric lifetime long enough to be more-or-less homogeneously mixed in the troposphere.

Example Usages -

1. "The forcings illustrated here are from the well mixed greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O, CFCs), tropospheric and stratospheric O3, direct aerosol effects (from sulphates, nitrates, organic and black carbon), land use change, solar irradiance, volcanic aerosols, and various indirect effects (on clouds, stratospheric water vapour, snow albedo etc.)."
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