Greenhouse gases are those gases that are trapping heat in the atmosphere. We are going to discuss the causes of greenhouse gas emissions and what we can do about them.
1. Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
CO2 enters the air by burning fossil fuels (natural gas, coal, and petroleum), trees, solid waste, and other biological substances, and also because of specific chemical reactions (e.g., production of concrete). Carbon dioxide is eliminated from the air (or”sequestered”) if plants absorb it as a portion of the natural carbon cycle.