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Greenhouse Effect Due to Chlorofluorocarbons: Climatic Implications

V. Ramanathan
Science
New Series, Vol. 190, No. 4209 (Oct. 3, 1975), pp. 50-52
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1740877
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Greenhouse Effect Due to Chlorofluorocarbons: Climatic Implications
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Abstract

The infrared bands of chlorofluorocarbons and chlorocarbons enhance the atmospheric greenhouse effect. This enhancement may lead to an appreciable increase in the global surface temperature if the atmospheric concentrations of these compounds reach values of the order of 2 parts per billion.

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