This section explains the meaning of some of the terms used on this site, listed alphabetically.
- Carbon dioxide
- A greenhouse gas that cannot be seen or smelt.
- See Chlorofluorocarbons.
- Typical weather conditions at a particular time.
- Greenhouse gases used mostly in air conditioners, refrigerators and spray cans.
- Climate model
- A 3-dimensional grid of the planet which uses mathematics to study the climate