On the Topic of Cimate Change

As expected, my identically titled column from the June 30 paper was met with some criticism and I appreciate the feedback. In this column, I want to discuss Greenhouse Gases and how they impact our atmosphere and thus, our climate.

Global Warming Potential

There are several classes of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) contributing to climate change on different levels. These classes are Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Methane (CH4), Nitrous Oxide (N2O), and Industrial Gases (Hydrofluorocarbons, Perfluorocarbons, Sulfur hexafluoride and Nitrogen trifluoride). According to the Energy Information Administration (EI...

 

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