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FROM VOLUME 7, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 1994

REPORTS...

  • GENERAL INTEREST, POLICY and ECONOMICS

Item #d94jan86

"An Assessment of New Developments in Understanding Climate Change," 15 pp., Dec. 1993. Special issue of CO2 /Climate Report, an occasional newsletter available from the Can. Clim. Ctr., 4905 Dufferin St., Downsview ON M3H 5T4, Can. (416-739-4432).

Emphasizes developments since the IPCC supplementary report of 1992 in topics related to science, socio-economics, and policy. Has extensive references.


Item #d94jan87

Achieving Atmospheric Quality Objectives Through the Use of Economic Instruments, 1993. Natl. Roundtable on the Environ. and the Econ., 1 Nicholas St., S. 1500, Ottawa ON K1N 7B7, Can. (613-992-7189).

A group representing various interests recommends a hybrid of instruments for limiting greenhouse gas emissions--a CO2 tax combined with the opportunity for emitters to offset the charge with domestic and international projects. See Energy, Econ. & Clim. Change (pp. 9-10, Dec. 1993) for summary and analysis.


Item #d94jan88

Population and Land Use in Developing Countries: Report of a Workshop, C.L. Jolley, B.B. Torrey, Eds., 159 pp., 1993, $26.50 + $4 shipping. Natl. Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC 20418 (800-624-6242 or 202-334-3313).

The Dec. 1991 workshop, hosted in Washington by the National Research Council Committee on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, emphasized agrarian land uses because of their implications for climate change, soil quality and agricultural production.


Item #d94jan89

Implications of Climate Change for Pacific Northwest Forest Management (CCD 93-04), G. Wall (Univ. Waterloo, Ont.), 9 pp. (summary), Dec. 1993.

Report of a joint U.S/Canada symposium (Seattle, late 1991), which concluded that forest managers should be planning now for the expected effects of climate change on Pacific Northwest forest ecosystems. Makes specific recommendations for actions forest managers and foresters can take to adapt.


Item #d94jan90

Global Change Research: Summaries of Research in FY 1993 (DOE/ER-0597T), 216 pp., Oct. 1993, no charge. Carbon Dioxide Info. Analysis Ctr., U.S. Dept. Energy, Oak Ridge Nat. Lab., Oak Ridge TN 37831 (615-574-0390).

Gives evolving program goals and summaries of specific funded projects in scientific research, economics and education.

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