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 10, OCTOBER 1990
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
Global Climate Change Linkages, J.C. White, W. Wagner, C.N. Beale,
Eds., 272 pp., 1990, £58/$75 (Elsevier).
Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Air Resources Information
Clearinghouse of the Center for Environmental Information, Inc. Focuses on the
influence of potential climate changes on acid rain, air quality, stratospheric
ozone and other issues related to the atmosphere. Examines possible national and
international policies for coping with the future and outlines research needs
and strategies for dealing with climatic change.
Earth Observations and Global Change Decision Making: A National
Partnership, G.W. Ginsberg, J. Angelo, Eds., Fall 1990, $64.50 + shipping
Proceedings of a conference held in October 1989 (Washington). Sections
include speeches presented, global change and data, global change and education,
global change and policy, and a glossary and reference fact list.
The Global Commons: Policy for the Planet, H. Cleveland, 130 pp.,
Aug. 1990, $13.75 (Aspen Inst.).
A collection of papers in which four physical environments (outer space, the
atmosphere, the oceans and Ant-arctica) are treated in international law and
customs as parts of a 'global commons.' This concept influences national
economic and social priorities, the strategies of international business, and
the governance of our global environments.
The following compact guides are reviewed briefly by J. Gribbin in New
Sci., p. 55, Sep. 1, 1990.
The Greenhouse Effect and Terrestrial Ecosystems in the UK, M.G.R.
Cannell, M.D. Hooper, Eds., 56 pp., £4.95 (HMSO). Emphasizes science;
contains many references.
The Greenhouse Effect and its Implications for the European Community,
R.A. Warrick, E.M. Barrow, T.M.L. Wigley, 30 pp., price 5 EC units (CEC).
Lighter in approach than the previous entry and deals with broader topics.
Public Policies for Environmental Protection, P.R. Portney, Ed.,
323 pp., 1990, $9.95 (Resources for the Future).
Emphasizes the role of economics and the several ways by which the benefits
and costs of environmental policy may be measured.
Energy and Climate Change--Report of the DOE Multi-Laboratory Climate
Change Committee, M. McCracken, Ed., 161 pp., 1990, $39.95 + shipping
Provides an overview of the potential chemical, climatic and environmental
effects of continuing emissions of carbon dioxide and other radiatively and
chemically active trace gases.
Environment in Key Words, 972 pp., Mar. 1990, $270 (Pergamon).
A multilingual, two-volume handbook of the environment, written in parallel
English, German, French and Russian texts. Provides the basic tools of
communication in the specialized fields of environmental sciences among these
languages. For environmentalists, ecologists, earth scientists, lexicographers,
terminologists and translators.
The Greenhouse Effect Sourcebook, £23.50 + shipping.
Orders to Info. and Library Service, Inst. Mechanical Engineers, 1 Birdcage
Walk, Westminster, London SW1H 9JJ. Includes details of organizations, technical
literature, reports, books, conferences and available data bases.
Biomass Forestry in Europe: A Strategy for the Future, F.C.
Hummel, W. Palz, G. Grassi, Eds., 600 pp., 1989, £65/$117 (Elsevier).
Reviews achievements thus far in the European Community and makes
recommendations for future policy, practice and research. Reviewed by J.F.
Kennedy and E.H.M. Melo in Chem. & Industry, pp. 363-364, June 4,
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations