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SB 1383: Short-lived Climate Pollutants

NPS greenhouse gas effect

Left - Naturally occurring greenhouse gases—carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O)—normally trap some of the sun’s heat, keeping the planet from freezing. Right - Human activities, such as the disposal of organic material in the landfill, are increasing greenhouse gas levels, leading to a runaway greenhouse effect. The result is an unprecedented rate of climate change. Will Elder, National Park Service