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What are the most important greenhouse gases?

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October 08, 2012 10:34PM

There are many gases which contribute to the greenhouse effect. Some have a more potent effect than others. The following are considered to be greenhouse gases; the number after the name indicates the equivalent greenhouse gas effect compared to the carbon dioxide effect (the principal man-made greenhouse gas):

Water vapor

Carbon dioxide