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



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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 destruction.

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.

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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 (212-505-2100).

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.

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