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Video: What they don't teach you about climate change

What they don't teach you about climate change (video)
Credit: The American Chemical Society

We all know about the greenhouse effect, but how many of us actually understand it?

Turns out, carbon dioxide is not a "blanket," and saying it "absorbs" heat is barely half the story.

In today's episode, we figure out what's so special about this one molecule where a mere 0.04% of it can change our entire planet.

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