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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 7, JULY 1992

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
ROLE OF INDUSTRY


Item #d92jul140

The Greenhouse Gambit: Industry Responses to Climate Change, expected summer 1992, $45. Investor Responsibility Res. Ctr., 1755 Massachusetts Ave., S. 600, Washington DC 20036 (202-234-7500).

Analyzes the risks, challenges and investment opportunities facing four of America's largest industries: automotive, electric power, agriculture and forest products.


Item #d92jul141

The Greening of Business: Industry's Response to the Environmental Challenge, B. Sadler, Ed., 150 pp., 1992. Copies available from GLOBE '92, 535 Thurlow St., S. 601, Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3L6, Can. (tel: 604-666-8020; fax: 604-666-8123).

Proceedings of the GLOBE '90 conference and source-book for GLOBE '92 (March 1992, Vancouver), trade fairs and conferences on business and the environment cosponsored by the Canadian government. About 20 contributions by representatives of industry and government cover sustainable development and opportunities for industry.


Item #d92jul142

Changing Course: A Global Business Perspective on Development and the Environment, S. Schmidheiny (Business Council for Sustainable Development), May 1992, $16.95 pbk./$35 hbk. (MIT).

The Council, formed to provide advice for the U.N. Conference on Environment and Development, reports conclusions of meetings with international business leaders as well as its own deliberations. Presents in detail how the business community can contribute based on numerous case studies showing existing best practices; discusses implications of incorporating the "polluter pays" principle into environmental and economic policy; and investigates how technology transfer to developing countries can be improved.

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