February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
Our extensive collection of documents.
Archives of the
Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 7, NUMBER 2, FEBRUARY 1994
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
- GENERAL INTEREST AND POLICY
Travel and the Greenhouse Effect, P. Hughes, 208 pp., Dec.
1993, £14.95/$24.95 (Earthscan/Island Press).
Analyzes the options to limit environmental damage from
personal travel, including fuel efficiency, alternative energy
sources, different transport modes, and land-use planning.
the Atmosphere: the Climate Change Convention and Its Context,
D. Pitt, S. Nilsson, 160 pp., Nov. 1993, £13.95/$22.50
A detailed look at the Convention's provisions and the process
of diplomacy and legislation involved in developing them.
Change and the World Economy, M. Parry, 176 pp., Nov. 1993,
£14.95 (Earthscan/Island Press).
An up-to-date examination of the effects on all major sectors
of the world economy.
of Land Use Change on Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations: Southeast
Asia as a Case Study, V. Dale, 410 pp., Nov. 1993, $69
Uses historical data, socioeconomic analyses, computer
modeling and field research to examine the impacts. Focuses on
the tropical forests of Asia, but the implications are global.
Policy: Principles and Design, G. Huppes, 430 pp., 1993,
Includes as case studies: global warming, energy taxes, flows
of carbon through the economy, and regulation of nitrogen and
Environmental Law Digest, A.O. Adede, 584 pp., 1993,
Examines techniques used in 1972-1992 to address problems of
environment and development. Includes an overview on multilateral
treaties, principles for sustainable development of forests, and
the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
1993: Yearbook on Arms Control and the Environment, J.B.
Poole, R. Guthrie, Eds., Sep. 1993, £35. Published by VERTIC
(Verification Technol. Info. Ctr.); available from Marston Book
Services, Ltd., POB 87, Oxford OX2 0DT, UK (tel: 0865 791155).
Includes sections on the Earth Summit, the U.N. Framework
Convention on Climate Change, ozone depletion and the Montreal
Sensing and Global Environmental Change: Tools for Sustainable
Development (25th International Symposium, Apr. 1993, Graz,
Austria), 1993, $135. Available from ERIM Conferences, POB
134001, Ann Arbor MI 48113 (313-994-1200).
The five themes included environmental measurement and
monitoring systems, social science perspectives on human
interaction with the biosphere, and strategies for meeting
Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming: Proceedings
of an Interdisciplinary Workshop, J. Darmstadter, M.A. Toman,
Eds., 158 pp., 1993, $25 (RFF).
Six commissioned papers from a 1992 Resources for the Future
conference, which examined the issues from both natural science
and economic perspectives.
and Gyroscope: Integrating Science and Politics for the
Environment, K.N. Lee, 243 pp., 1993, $24.95/£18.95
Sustainable development can only proceed alongside justice and
democratic freedom for all species. "Civic science" and
negotiated participation are the tools by which the common good
can be approached. Extensive review by T. O'Riordan in Nature,
pp. 793-794, Oct. 28, 1993.
Without End: Economics, Environment, and Sustainable Development,
D.W. Pearce, J.J. Warford, 456 pp., 1993, $39.95; 48-page summary
$6.95. Published for the World Bank by Oxford.
Describes practical approaches for maintaining economic growth
while safeguarding natural resources, at the national and
international levels. Discussion includes economics and market
instruments, population growth, income distribution, property
rights and international agreements. The book version provides
comprehensive technical information.
available for CAN$36.95/US$48.05 from (in Canada) Can.
Communication Group, Ottawa ON K1A 0S9 (819-956-4802); or
(elsewhere) Intl. Specialized Book Services, 5602 Hassalo St. NE,
Portland OR 97213 (503-287-3039).
Ozone Layer Dictionary. Contains 1,000 concepts and
3,000 terms in both English and French.
Vocabulary of Global Warming, Volume 1: Contributors to the
and Climate Change, H. Coward, T. Hurka, Eds., 199 pp., 1993,
An analysis of possible responses to the problem of weighing
competing interests, with contributions from an interdisciplinary
Choices and Global Greenhouse Warming, L. Dotto, 78 pp.,
1993, $12.95 (Laurier).
An overview for policy makers, students and the general public
on the role of ethics in decision making.
of the Air & Waste Management Association's 1993 Annual
Meeting. Each of the 16 volumes can be purchased separately
or as a complete set ($1200 members/$1850 other). Of particular
interest are Vol. 7: General Emission Topics ($50/$75); Vol.
9: Global Subjects ($50/$75), Vol. 12: Policy, Regulation,
Insurance and Auditing ($50/$75), and Vol. 14: Pollution
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations