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FROM VOLUME 4, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1991
"U.S. Water Resources Versus an Announced but Uncertain Climate
Change," P.E. Waggoner (Connecticut Agric. Exper. Sta., Box 1106, New Haven
CT 06504), Science, p. 1002, Mar. 1, 1991. Those concerned with managing
water resources face a dilemma in light of uncertainties in science and the time
needed for municipal or agricultural response.
"Climate Change Mitigation," M.L. Halberstadt (Atmos. Chem.
Panel, Motor Vehicles Mfr. Assoc.), J. Air Waste Mgmt. Assoc., p. 266,
Mar. 1991. Of all available control alternatives, carbon fees appear to the
least painful, to the largest number of people, if greenhouse gases must be
"Paper Versus Polystyrene: A Complex Choice," M.B. Hocking
(Dept. Chem., Univ. Victoria, Victoria B.C. V8W 3P6, Can.), Science, pp.
504-505, Feb. 1, 1991. Analyzes the manufacture, use and disposal of drink cups,
including the raw materials and energy, pollutants emitted, recycle potential,
heat recovery and landfilling. Concludes that polystyrene foam cups apparently
should receive a much more even-handed assessment regarding their environmental
"Making Global Warming Public Property," J. Maddox, Nature,
p. 189, Jan. 17, 1991. Summarizes a January conference held in Britain by the
Ditchley Foundation where surprisingly divergent views on climate change were
expressed deattendance by a small group who were self-selected by their
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