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 2, NUMBER 5, MAY 1989
Available at nominal charge from World Resources Inst. (1709 New York
Ave. NW, Washington DC 20006; 202-638-6300).
Changing Climate: A Guide to the Greenhouse Effect, 8 pp., Jan.
1989. Graphically explains the greenhouse effect and how the earth could change
as a result. Lists steps to help slow the greenhouse effect. Also gives public
interest, nonprofit organizations that work with concerned citizens.
Keep Tropical Forests Alive, 8 pp., Dec. 1988. A full-color brochure
explaining the value of the world's tropical forests, how rapidly and
extensively they are being destroyed and what individuals can do to stop that
Breathing Easier: Taking Action on Climate Change, Air Pollution, and
Energy Insecurity, J.J. MacKenzie, 23 pp. Presents three interrelated
problems that threaten our national welfare: the greenhouse effect and climate
change, local and regional air pollution, and oil security. Describes issues and
linkages among them as well as the technology and policy choices that would
greatly reduce threats.
Protecting the Ozone Layer: What You Can Do--A Citizens Guide to
Reducing the Use of Ozone Depleting Chemicals, 32 pp., 1988. Available for
$2 from Environmental Defense Fund, 257 Pk. Ave. S, New York NY 10010
EDF scientist Sarah Clark outlines a number of steps people can take to
reduce their use of chemicals that destroy ozone. Explores various techniques
for recovering and reclaiming emissions of chlorofluorocarbons and halons.
Suggests substitute products and processes, and provides background on the
overall national and international situation.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations