Climate lag - Definition, glossary, details

A delay in the occurrence of climate change as a result of some factors that change very slowly is termed as climate lag. The effect of release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere may not be felt immediately as large fractions of CO2 are absorbed by the oceans and releases only after a time lag.

Other Terms

Carbon capture and storage Carbon sink Carbon Sequestration
Clean Development Mechanism Climate Change Carbon Credits
Carbon Trading Cap and Trade Carbon Footprint
Carbon Offset CO2 Scrubber Chemical Absorption
Cogeneration Certified Emission Reduction (CER) Coal Bed Methane (CBM)
Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) Carbon Cycle Carbon Tax
Clathrate Gun Hypothesis Canadian Sedimentary Basin Carbon dioxide Fertilization
Carbon dioxide Equivalent Carbon Intensity Clean Coal technology
Carbon Emission Reduction Target (CERT) Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Carbon Market Conference of Parties (COP) Carbon Allowance
Carbon Offset Cap Rock Chloroflurocarbons (CFCs)
CO2 migration Carbon Adsorbent California Climate Action Registry (CCAR)
Carbon Financial Instrument (CFI) contract Carbon leakage Carbon Neutral
Climate Feedback Coal Mine Methane Carbon Accounting
Coal Gasification Carbon Price Carbon Calculation

Power Plant CCS - Glossary

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