#GLFLive - Climate crash course: How do greenhouse gases work?
Oct 11, 2022 | 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
GLF Live with Paola Andrea Arias
We hear a lot about greenhouse gases, the main culprits of global warming and climate change. But have you ever stopped to think about what a greenhouse gas is at a molecular level? Why do they lead to temperature rise – and some more than others? Are they different than other gases, and if so, how? Once released, can they be re-captured?
In the first episode of our GLF Live mini-series of “climate crash courses” – 15-minute lessons on foundational terms and topics we might have overlooked in our learnings – Paola Andrea Arias, who is the first Colombian woman author of an IPCC report, walked us through the greenhouse gas basics: how they’re formed, when they’re released and why they’re bad for our atmosphere.