What is Global Warming Potential?

Answer: [A] how much heat a greenhouse gas traps in the atmosphere

Global-warming potential (GWP) is a relative measure of how much heat a greenhouse gas traps in the atmosphere. It compares the amount of heat trapped by a certain mass of the gas in question to the amount of heat trapped by a similar mass of carbon dioxide.

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