Climate Change

Greenhouse gases

Pie Chart from the Hadley Centre showing relative impact of major Greenhouse gases. Note particularly that the greater contribution of Carbon Dioxide to the Greenhouse effect is due to its greater quantity in the atmosphere and greater longevity in the atmosphere rather than its efficacy as a Greenhouse gas. 
Group Affiliation:
Pupil/Student, Teaching 
Citizenship, Geography, Science, Climate Change 
Age Relevance:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Life Long Learning, Post 16 
Copyright Holder:
Met Office 
The Hadley Centre

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