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FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 12, DECEMBER 1992
"The Political Pleasures of Engineering," Technol. Rev.,
22-28, Aug.-Sep. 1992. An interview with former White House Chief of Staff John
Sununu, including his thoughts on global warming.
"The Unsheltering Sky," A. Gore, Nat. Parks, 26-27,
Senator Gore comments on some of the effects of the ozone hole on humans and
animals in the Southern Hemisphere, and calls for an ecological perspective that
does not treat the Earth as something separate from human civilization.
"Can We Repair the Air?" S.H. Schneider, Discover,
28-32, Sep. 1992. Remedies include large-scale engineering solutions, such as
iron fertilization of oceans and injection of dust into the stratosphere, and
those offering collateral benefits to society, such as reducing deforestation
and limiting population growth.
"On Being a Bit Less Green," J. Emsley, New Scientist,
53-54, Oct. 17, 1992. Although gases other than carbon dioxide will contribute
most to any future global warming, as explained by the author (a chemist),
carbon dioxide emissions should be reduced to end the squandering of global
carbon resources through excessive use.
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