February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
Our extensive collection of documents.
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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 4, NUMBER 7, JULY 1991
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
GENERAL INTEREST AND POLICY
Global Warming: Economic Policy Responses, R. Dornbusch, J.M.
Poterba, Eds., 416 pp., expected Aug. 1991, $29.95 (MIT).
Looks at the economic effects, summarizing current thinking. Contributors
examine which countries will suffer most, what economic initiatives could reduce
CO2 emissions and CFC use, and prospects for international cooperation.
Greenhouse Warming: Negotiating a Global Regime, J.T. Mathews,
Ed., 98 pp., 1991, $12.50 (WRI).
A collection of essays by experts that analyze different frameworks and
strategies for international cooperation and offer specific suggestions for
formulating, implementing and enforcing a global regime.
Planet Earth: The View from Space, D.J. Baker, 192 pp., 1990, $25
An international overview of existing space-based satellites and their
instrumentation, including data gathering on earth-sun interaction, land
vegetation patterns, ocean color, temperature, the atmosphere, polar ice sheets,
shape and motion of the Earth's crust, and the Earth's gravity field.
The Fifth Branch--Science Advisers as Policymakers, S. Jasanoff,
320 pp., $27.95, 1990 (Harvard).
As regulatory agencies increasingly depend on scientific and technical
information, scientists have exerted greater influence on public policy.
Opinions differ about how to balance this against other policy concerns. A case
for procedural reforms is made.
Impact of Sea Level Rise on Cities and Regions, 240 pp., $35/Ј35
+ $10/Ј10 shipping (Centro Intl. Citta d'Acqua).
Climate and Sea Level Change, R.A. Warrick, T.M.L. Wigley, Eds.,
250 pp., 1990, approx. $45 (Cambridge).
Considers historic data on sea level change and looks at projected changes
and the impacts of climate change.
The Atmosphere of the Living Planet Earth (WMO No. 735), J.P.
Bruce, 42 pp., 1990 (WMO).
Explains the evolution of the atmosphere, the rapid changes in its
composition, and some of the serious consequences of those changes such as
global warming, ozone depletion, contamination of food webs and acidic
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