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 7, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1994
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
for Tomorrow's World: The Realities, the Real Options and the
Agenda for Achievement, 320 pp., Oct. 1993, $80. Published
for the World Energy Council by St. Martin's Press (New York) and
Kogan Page (London).
Summarizes a four-year, $5 million study by the World Energy
Council, with contributions from over 500 energy and
environmental experts in 100 nations. Includes consensus
recommendations supported by developing and industrialized
nations, environmentalists and energy producers. Consists of a
global assessment plus nine regional reports.
Power Base: Renewable Energy Policies for the Nineties and Beyond,
K.L. Kozloff, R.C. Dower, 196 pp., Dec. 1993, $24.95 + $3
shipping (WRI). (See GCCD, Reports, Dec. 1993.)
Energy: Prospects for Implementation, T. Jackson, Ed., 272
pp., 1994, 100 SEK/$14/£10/DM23 (SEI). Topics include
technologies, feasibility and system integration, developing
countries, and strategies for implementation.
National Energy Policy, H.H. Landsberg, Ed., 151 pp., 1993,
Addresses difficulties in establishing policy in the U.S.
Congress, energy security, the relationship between energy and
environmental policies, regional conflict, and deregulation of
electric power production.
Strategic Benefits of Biomass and Waste Fuels (EPRI
TR-103146), Electric Power Res. Inst., 464 pp., Dec. 1993, $200
for EPRI members (EPRI).
Papers from the March 30-April 1, 1993 conference on resource
assessment, advanced biomass power projects, power generation
experience with biomass and wood residues, and other topics.
Future of Energy Gases, D.G. Howell, K. Wiese, M. Fanelli et
al., Eds., 890 pp., 1993 (USGS).
Based on a USGS workshop (Oct. 1992). Topics include the
potential and consequences of natural gas usage, natural gas
contribution toward sustainable operation, and hydrogen systems.
Trouble, S. Nadis, J.J. MacKenzie, 200 pp., 1993, $12 (Beacon
Press for World Resour. Inst.).
Reviews short-term technical options for problems caused by
automobiles, and suggests fundamental long-term changes in the
way we think about transportation.
Once and Future Superpower, J.J. Romm, 320 pp., 1992, $23
Discusses the energy wastefulness of the U.S., and the
necessity of realistic pricing to encourage conservation.
Reviewed by N. Myers, Environ. Conserv., p. 284, Autumn
and Environment: The Policy Challenge, 300 pp., 1992, $21.95
(Transaction). Focuses on interconnections between energy use and
issues such as ozone depletion and global warming.
Energy Production: 1800-1985, B. Etemad, J. Luciani, 272 pp.,
1991 (Librairie Droz., Geneva, Switz.).
Presents data on coal, lignite, natural gas, crude oil,
electricity, hydroelectric power, geothermal, nuclear, and peat
for 1946-1985, and gives decadal data, going back to 1800 when
possible. Reviewed by R.L. Golden, Energy J., pp. 249-250,
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations