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noun as in carbon dioxide

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The output of CO2 by industrialization and other human activities—also rising, also measured.

Once it is released to the atmosphere, methane is 23 times more powerful at trapping heat than CO2 is; hence the alarm.

The report says that 15 to 40 percent of the released CO2 in the atmosphere will linger there for at least 1,000 years.

The evidence shows that global temperatures and CO2 levels are tightly linked.

The respite ended in 2012, which saw the biggest jump in CO2 in the atmosphere in this millennium.

The ashes which result from their combustion are not simple substances like the water and CO2 of the carbohydrates.

Within a minute the CO2 content in the closed cylinder went up and an air regenerator at the bottom hummed into life.

During their growth and multiplication the blastomycetes split up solutions containing sugar into alcohol and CO2.

Bubble CO2 through the solution until reaction is definitely acid.

On the basis of this assumption they should also be able to form sugars from the CO2 of the air.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to CO2, such as: carbonic acid, and carbonic acid gas.

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