February 28, 2007
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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 3, NUMBER 6, JUNE 1990
IGAC News. Presently issued semiannually by the International
Global Atmospheric Chemistry Program, a core component of the International
Geosphere-Biosphere Program, and aimed at atmospheric chemists concerned with
global-scale problems. Available (no charge) from IGAC News, c/o CIRAC, 006
Steacie, York Campus, 4700 Keele St., North York, Ont. N3J 1P3, Can.
IGBP News Letter. Issued three times a year by the International
Geosphere-Biosphere Program Secretariat (Royal Swedish Acad. Sci., Box 50005,
S-10405, Stockholm, Swed.). The 1990 No. 3 issue (16 pp.) discusses an IGBP
meeting (West Berlin, November 1989) at which seven core projects were proposed,
three of which have since been established (IGAC, JGOFS and PaGlo-Cha). Further
projects were scheduled for discussion at the March 1990 meeting.
CO2/Climate Report. Issued by the Climate Program Office,
Atmospheric Environment Service, 4905 Dufferin St., Downsview, Ont. M3H 514,
Can. Contains research program overviews, symposium reviews, report summaries
and calendar. Among the entries in the Summer 1989 issue are a summary of the
U.S. EPA recommendations on greenhouse warming policy actions, and the case for
a relatively abrupt transition in the climate system.
Atmosphere. Published quarterly by Friends of the Earth--U.S.,
218 D St. SE, Washington DC 20003 (202-544-2600). Annual subscriptions: $15
individual; $25 corporate. A publication that promotes ozone protection; the
March 1990/Winter issue focuses on increasing efforts to phase out CFCs and add
methyl chloroform to the banned CFC list.
EarthQuest. Issued quarterly (no charge) by the Office of
Interdisciplinary Earth Sciences (OIES) of the University Corporation for
Atmospheric Research. Contains research program overviews, profiles of
participating university programs, report summaries and a calendar. The Winter
1990 (16 pp.) issue focuses on the U.S. Global Change Research Program framework
priorities, identifying task groups and core projects. Contact OIES, UCAR, POB
3000, Boulder CO 80307.
Environmental Research Newsletter. Published (free of charge)
several times a year by the Commission of the European Communities (Attn: Myriam
Borlè-Talpaert, Ed., Joint Res. Ctr., I-21020 Ispra (VA), Italy; tel: +39
332 789 724). The December 1989 issue includes the Climatology and Natural
Hazards Research Program and outlines research programs in climate sensitivity
and climate impacts. Also reviews the European Community Council Resolution 89/C
183/03 on the "Greenhouse Effect and the Community" adopted in June
Change. Published quarterly (free of charge) by Ministry of
Housing, Physical Planning and Environment, POB 20951, 2500 EZ The Hague, Neth.
Examines changes in the atmosphere, climate, attitudes and policies in the
Netherlands resulting from environmental problems.
Climate Change Newsletter. The Department of Primary Industries &
Energy (DPIE) of the Bureau of Rural Resources of Australia has inaugurated a
newsletter to keep DPIE staff up-to-date with local and international research
findings and with policy options for dealing with climate change. Contact
Editor, Climate Change Newsletter, DPIE, GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601,
The Southern Commercial Forest Research Cooperative of the
USDA-Forest Service is instituting a newsletter on global change activities.
Contact the cooperative at 1509 Varsity Dr., Raleigh NC 27606 (919-737-3311).
The Fifth Fuel. Issued quarterly by the Association for the
Conservation of Energy (ACE), consisting of businesses active in the energy
conservation industry interested in promoting a national awareness of the
benefits of energy conservation and sensible national policy. Contact ACE at 9
Sherlock Mews, London W1M 3RH, UK (tel: 01 935 1495).
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