Climate Change Discussion Series: Global Climate Change

Entry_ID: GCRIO 133 GCRIO_Inventory: 1 Entry_Title: Climate Change Discussion Series: Global Climate Change Document_Author: None Agency_Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Start_Date: 1992-05-00
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: General Interest
Audience_Interest_Guide: Education
Audience_Interest_Guide: Government

This data sheet provides definitions of greenhouse effect and global warming,
and gives a brief description of the major greenhouse gases: Carbon Dioxide,
Methane, Chlorofluorocarbons, and Nitrous Oxide. It also describes potential
impacts of climate change on the United States, options to reduce greenhouse
gas emissions, and options to adapt climate change.
Group: Data_Center
Data_Center_Name: Climate Change Information
Dataset_ID: EPA 230-F-92-003
Group: Data_Center_Contact
Last_Name: Sibold
First_Name: Kitty
Email: None
Phone: (202) 260-8825
Fax: None
Group: Address
Office of Policy Analysis
Climate Change Division (PM-221)
401 M Street, SW
Washington, DC 20460
Storage_Medium: 2 pages printed matter
Parameter: None
Discipline: Life Sciences > Environmental Science
Discipline: Life Sciences > Public Health > Environmental Health
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Science > Atmosphere
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Science > Land
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Ocean
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Freshwater
Discipline: Applied Sciences > Agricultural Sciences
Location: North America > United States
Location: Global
Keyword: greenhouse gas emissions
Keyword: climate change
Keyword: greenhouse effect
Keyword: global warming
Keyword: carbon dioxide
Keyword: methane
Keyword: chlorofluorocarbons
Keyword: nitrous oxide