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Greenhouse Gases

Greenhouse gases (GHGs) are chemical compounds in the Earth's atmosphere that trap heat by absorbing infrared radiation from the sun. Gases include water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide and can be produced by natural systems as well as human ...

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