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(GWP)

A measure of the potential contribution of a gas to global warming. It is defined as the radiative forcing produced by the release of 1kg of the substance over its lifetime, relative to the radiative forcing of 1kg of carbon dioxide.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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