Fri January 18, 2013 By: Koushtav Chakrabarty

Sir, can you please explain how and why CO2 is responsible for causing global warming? Is it due to its structure? Thank you

Expert Reply
Fri January 18, 2013
Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas, like water vapor and some other gases. What greenhouse gases do is to act as a blanket. When you increase the amount of greenhouse gases on the atmosphere you make effectively the blanket thicker, thus more effective, and increase the temperature on the inside.
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