Global Warming Potential

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{{#badges: Climate change}}Global warming potential (GWP) is defined by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change as "an index representing the combined effect of the differing times greenhouse gases remain in the atmosphere and their relative effectiveness in absorbing outgoing infrared radiation."[1]

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  1. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, "Global Warming Potential", United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change website, accessed October 2008.

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