Global Warming Potential

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Global Warming Potential?

The ratio of the warming caused by a substance to the warming caused by a similar mass of carbon dioxide. CFC-12, for example, has a GWP of 8,500, while water has a GWP of zero.

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Global Warming   Gross Power-Generation Potential   Oxidation-Reduction Potential   Potential Dose   Potentially Responsible Party PRP   Significant Potential Source of Contamination   
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