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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 2, NUMBER 6, JUNE 1989
RECENT CONFERENCE STATEMENTS
Atmosphere Climate and Man, Turin, Italy, January 1989. This
international gathering of scientists, economists and politicians, sponsored by
the San Paolo Foundation, discussed greenhouse warming, ozone depletion, acid
deposition and environmentally conscious development, focusing on the respective
roles of developed and developing countries. An Environmental Behavior Code
adopted makes recommendations on these topics and is available in English
(Foundazione San Paolo di Torino, Via Pinciana, 35, 00198 Roma; tel:
06-6507-5276). A lengthy account appeared in Intl. Environ. Rptr., pp.
60-62, Feb. 1989. The full proceedings will be announced soon in Global
Climate Change Digest.
Global Warming and Climate Change: Perspectives from Developing
Countries, New Delhi, February 1989. Organized by the Tata Energy Research
Institute (New Delhi, India) and the Woods Hole Research Center, this meeting of
representatives primarily from developing countries issued a 19-page statement
defining the problem and specifying the needs of developing countries and the
responsibilities of developed ones. A tax on greenhouse emissions was suggested
that would finance research on renewable energy, technology transfer to
developing countries and reforestation. Request from Woods Hole Res. Ctr., POB
296, Woods Hole MA 02543 (508-540-9900).
Global Environmental Change: Connecting Science with
Policy, New York City, March 1989. About 400 scientists and public policy
officials were convened by the Governors of New York, New Jersey and Vermont,
the National Governor's Association and Cornell University. They issued a
five-page policy statement on energy, environment, land use, natural resources,
investment, population and education which calls for action at all levels of
government. Recommendations include a 20 percent reduction in carbon dioxide
emissions and elimination of CFC production by year 2000. Request statement from
NYS Dept. Environ. Conservation (Attn: Ben Marvin), 50 Wolf Rd., Albany NY 12233
(518-457-5400). A full proceedings will be announced soon.
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