What is carbon dioxide?
Carbon Dioxide is a gas, a molecule, which has one Carbon atom
and two Oxygen atoms.
Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas, emitted from fossil fuels - the
principal driver of climate change - levels of which have
accelerated globally at a far greater rate than expected over
recent years, according to a paper published in the Proceedings of
the National Academy of Sciences.
A colorless, odorless, incombustible gas, CO2, present in the
atmosphere and formed during respiration, usually obtained from
coal, coke, or natural gas by combustion, from carbohydrates by
fermentation, by reaction of acid with limestone or other
carbonates, or naturally from springs: used extensively in industry
as dry ice, or carbon dioxide snow, in carbonated beverages, fire