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greenhouse gases: CO2
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Greenhouse Gases CO2

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is a natural by-product of fossil fuel combustion and the most important man-made greenhouse gas.

Not only does it account for 77% of global GHG emissions but all other man-made GHG emissions are
measured in the impact on global warming in terms of tons of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e).

The main sources of man-made CO2 emissions are:

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30%
  Industrial Processes     
21%
  Transportation Fuels
20%
  Residential/Commercial 
13%
  Land Use
9%
  Fossil fuel retrieval, processing & distribution  
8%

 
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C02
CH4
N2O
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