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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 6, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 1993
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
GENERAL INTEREST AND POLICY
3: Measuring Sustainable Development, D. Pearce et al., Eds.,
176 pp., Oct. 1993, £9.95 (Earthscan).
Continues the work of Blueprint for a Green Economy,
focusing on the U.K. and showing how to determine whether the
conditions for sustainable development have been met. Describes
the institutions and market arrangements needed to achieve
sustainable development. Blueprint 4: Sustaining the Earth,
is expected in Feb. 1994.
and Global Climate Change, D.L. Greene, D.J. Santini, Eds.,
383 pp., 1993, $28 (ACEEE).
Based on the Asilomar Conference on Transportation and
Global Climate Change. Looks at long-term strategies
that focus on growing global demand, energy efficiency, and
alternatives to carbon energy sources.
without Enemies--Facing Environmental Insecurity, G. Prins,
Ed., 224 pp., July 1993, £12.95 (Earthscan).
A collection of essays by experts, who describe the new
threats and the scale of dangers, and the political, military and
institutional changes needed to cope.
Review of Energy and the Environment, Vol. 18, R.H. Socolow,
Ed., Oct. 1993, $68/$73 outside U.S. (Annual Rev.). Annual
Reviews now supplies reprints of back articles, preprints of
forthcoming articles, and articles cites in any Annual Review
article. Base price: $13.50 per article.
Contains 22 reviews on topics including: measuring energy
savings from demand side management; combustion generated N2O;
energy efficiency and economics; impact of economic policy on
energy and environment in developing countries; costs of limiting
fossil-fuel CO2 emissions; public response to
anthropogenic climate change compared to other environmental
problems; the energy and environmental challenge for the Baltics;
Japanese policy on energy and environment.
Not: Science, Economics and Environmentalism, B. Bolch, H.
Lyons, 140 pp., May 1993, $19.95 cloth/$10.95 paper (Cato).
Refutes the predicted cataclysms associated with population
growth and resources, chemicals and insecticides, radon, global
warming, ozone depletion, acid rain and nuclear power generation.
The False Prophets of Ecological Apocalypse, R. Bailey, Mar.
1993, $19.95 (Cato).
Holds environmental alarmists accountable for faulty analyses,
inaccurate predictions, heedless politicization of science,
opportunism, and courtship of the media. Issues addressed include
global warming and the greenhouse effect, ozone depletion,
overpopulation, limits to growth.
Dimensions of Global Climate Change, H.M. Kaiser, T.E.
Drennen, Eds., 200 pp., June 1993, $55 pre-publication (St.
Using a multidisciplinary view, examines the contribution of
agriculture to greenhouse gas emissions, and investigates whether
monitoring and verification of these emissions would work. Also
looks at global food availability, distributional effects between
developing and developed countries, agricultural adaptation,
effects of CO2 enrichment on agriculture.
Signs 1993: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, L.R.
Brown, C. Flavin, H. Kane, 1993, $19.95 cloth/$10.95 paper/$89
diskette (Worldwatch). Published in English, Chinese, Japanese,
Russian, German and Italian.
Examples of the hard-to-find data presented are: how CFC
production was cut in half in four years; why fertilizer use has
dropped; and trends in population growth, coal use, carbon
efficiency, grain harvests.
Earth and Sky: How CFCs Changed Our World and Endangered the
Ozone Layer, S. Cagin, P. Dray, 430 pp., 1993, $30
Traces the history of CFC use, the debate over its
restriction, and how the acceptance of the global threat led to
the Montreal Protocol and other restrictions.
the Cost of Global Warming, J. Broome, 1992, $50/£25.95
cloth/$19.95/£9.95 paper (U.K.: White Horse; U.S.: Paul &
Surveys how economists and philosophers have tackled the
question of our responsibility to future generations, especially
regarding the economic and ethical issues raised by the threat of
global warming. Conclusions relate especially to the extent to
which we are entitled to "discount" the long-term
Warming: The Rest of the Story, G.R. Weber, 188 pp., 1992,
$9.95 (Boettiger Verlags GmbH).
Examines the validity of climate models and suggests options
for controlling global warming.
the Environment, B. Cartledge, Ed., 224 pp., 1992, $12.80
A collection of articles from The Linacre Lectures 1990-91
that includes a geopolitical view of the environment;
implications of climate change; monitoring the ocean; the natural
world as global casino.
Climate Change: Implications, Challenges and Mitigation Measures,
S.K. Majumdar et al., Eds., 566 pp., 1992, $50 (Pennsylvania
Presents articles by advocates and skeptics, about 65% of
which cover impacts; the remainder address mitigation and policy.
Briefing Book on Environmental and Energy Legislation,
approx. 200 pp., 1993, $30 reduced from $65 (EESI).
Prepared annually to assist members of Congress by the
Environmental and Energy Study Conference, a bipartisan
Congressional legislative service organization. Major subjects
include, acid rain, energy conservation and energy efficiency,
Energy Policy Act, forests, global environment, greenhouse
effect, and ozone depletion. For each topic, issue papers and
summaries of proposed and existing legislation are given.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations