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How exactly does carbon dioxide retain or trap heat?

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This question is asked in the context of global warming and is the result of a debate. If carbon dioxide is a factor, which it is said to be then it will need to retain or trap heat.

If it does indeed trap or somehow retain heat then how exactly does this process take place? I'd be interested in seeing an explanation

Closed as per community consensus as the post is low-level; more appropriate on PhysicsForums.com
asked Sep 19, 2015 in Closed Questions by C4RLISLE (-5 points) [ revision history ]
recategorized Sep 21, 2015 by dimension10

Voting to close as low-level. Might be more appropriate on PhysicsForums.com or the like, though.
 





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