Try this at Home or School

This is a simple experiment to test the absorption characteristics of greenhouse gases, and it looks like something that can be tried at home, using CO2 gas for example from a CO2 bicycle pump. If there are teachers out there reading this, I think this certainly can be done at a school. Of course you need to compare with normal air, just as described.

There are a lot more experiments and information about climate at the ESPERE Climate Encyclopedia. Highly recommended.

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  1. If you understood spectroscopy, you would know that 15 micron IR cannot pass through glass. The systematic errors in this demo boggle the mind.