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GLOBAL WARMING POTENTIAL

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Definition:
The aggregate measure of the contribution to the greenhouse effect of some gases through their conversion into carbon dioxide equivalent.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 3.27.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 05, 2005