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Global Climate Change Digest

A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 2, NUMBER 3, MARCH 1989

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS...
COMMENTARY


Item #d89mar37

"The Global Warming is Real," R.A. Kerr, Res. News, 603, Feb. 3, 1989. (See Hanson article, PROF. PUBS./OF GEN. INTEREST, this Global Climate Change Digest issue--Mar. 1989.)

An analysis of the effect of urban growth on U.S. climate records shows that a century of global warming is real; the magnitude of future warming remains uncertain.


Item #d89mar38

"Global Warming: Is an International Consensus Possible?" A.L. Alm (Alliance Technol. Corp., Bedford, Mass.), Environ. Sci. Technol., 23(2), 151, Feb. 1989.

Different political objectives and perceptions of the U.S. as the primary cause of global warming create two barriers to international cooperation. Suggests the U.S. must support domestic energy initiatives that would demonstrate the resolve to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, clarify responsibilities for global warming, and lead efforts to reduce CFCs even further than the original Montreal Protocol requires.


Item #d89mar39

"Speaking Back for Earth," D. Sarokin (U.S. Environ. Protec. Agency), The Environ. Forum, 6, 27-29, Jan./Feb. 1989.

Reviews campaign pledges of President George Bush on environment and recommends steps to carry them out, such as concerted global action on greenhouse warming and increased stature for EPA.


Item #d89mar40

"Living in a Glass House," D.G. Cogan (Investor Responsibility Res. Ctr., 1755 Mass. Ave. NW, S. 600, Washington DC 20036), ibid., 23(1), 20-22, Jan. 1989.

EPA estimates that measures taken to hold global warming to an increase of 2 ° C by 2075 could triple the ultimate rate of ozone depletion, through reduced nitrogen oxide emissions and warmer stratospheric temperatures.

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