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 3, NUMBER 5, MAY 1990
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
FROM WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
To order items other than the first, contact WRI Pubs., Hampden Sta.,
Baltimore MD (301-338-6963) or Third World Pubs. Ltd., 151 Stratford Rd.,
Birmingham B11 1RD, UK; inquire for postage and handling.
World Resources 1990-1991, 384 pp., June 1990 (Oxford Univ.
A comprehensive source of essential economic, population, environmental and
natural resource data for 146 countries. Contains summaries of global resource
issues and current trends in such areas as deforestation, air pollution, energy,
population and health, endangered wildlife, and natural resource accounting.
The Greenhouse Trap: What We're Doing to the Atmosphere and How We
Can Slow Global Warming, F. Lyman, I. Mintzer et al., 190 pp., Apr. 1990,
The first in a series of comprehensive and readable World Resources
Institute Guides to the Environment. Provides essential background on global
warming and options for personal and public action. Includes a global
perspective on American environmental policy, and speculates on an environmental
future that is being decided now. Future WRI guides will focus on deforestation
Protecting the Ozone Shield: Strategies for Phasing Out CFCs during
the 1990s, I. Mintzer, W.R. Moomaw, A.S. Miller, 30 pp., Apr. 1990, $7.50.
Explores and evaluates specific options for rapidly phasing out the consumption
and release of damaging CFC emissions.
Reforesting America: Combatting Global Warming? M.C. Trexler,
W.R. Moomaw, 35 pp., Mar. 1990, $7.50.
Assesses the impact of various United States forestry initiatives to
alleviate global warming problems, showing how U.S. forestry options are not as
easy or inexpensive as commonly believed.
Solar Hydrogen: Moving Beyond Fossil Fuels, J.M. Ogden, R.H.
Williams, 123 pp., 1989, $10.
Assesses the potential of solar hydrogen as a replacement for oil by
comparing its cost and uses with both traditional and synthetic fuels. Charts a
path for developing markets for this economically viable and environmentally
attractive alternate energy.
Driving Forces: Motor Vehicle Trends and Their Implications for
Global Warming, J.J. MacKenzie, M.P. Walsh, 50 pp., May 1990, $10.
Documents how transportation in the United States and the world contributes
to greenhouse gas build-up. Presents projections of future motor vehicle use.
Examines overall impacts of vehicles on future climate modification through a
series of case studies focused on different areas of the world.
The Crucial Decade: The 1990s and the Global Environmental Challenge,
30 pp., 1989, $7.50.
Briefly describes critical world environmental problems and a checklist of
measures to deal with them. Focuses on large-scale atmospheric deterioration and
biological impoverishment. Concludes that concerted world efforts begun now to
face resource, environmental and population problems could be successful.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations