February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
Our extensive collection of documents.
Archives of the
Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1993
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
ENERGY POLICY & TECHNOLOGY
Climate Change and
Energy Policy, L. Rosen, R. Glasser, Eds., 564 pp., 1992, $55 (Amer. Inst.
Contains over 50 papers representing 15 countries from a conference on
mitigating global climate change through improved production and use of energy
(Los Alamos Natl. Lab., Oct. 1991). Applies scientific, technological, economic,
sociological and policy expertise to topics such as policy implications of
scientific uncertainty, strategies adopted in Britain, Canada and the
Netherlands, and the integration of research on climate change and on energy
Motor Systems: A Handbook on Technology, Program and Policy Opportunities,
S. Nadel, M. Shepard et al., 379 pp., revised 1992, $27 (ACEEE).
Written by an interdisciplinary team of engineers, energy analysts and
program planners in language understandable to nonengineers. Outlines technical
and management approaches for increasing motor and motor system efficiency.
for Demand-Side Management, S.M. Nadel, M.W. Reid, D.R. Wolcott, Eds., 302
pp., 1992, $28 (ACEEE).
Copublished with the New York State Energy Research and Development
Authority. Has contributions from over 20 nationally recognized experts who are
shaping regulatory incentives across the country.
1992 ACEEE Summer
Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, M.A. Piette, R.G. Pratt, Conf.
Cochairs, 11 vols., $160 (ACEEE).
Contains 285 peer-reviewed papers concerning the growing role of energy
efficiency in our changing economic and political environment. Topics include
commercial and residential design and performance; human dimensions of energy
use; integrated resource planning; and utility, governmental, nonprofit and
private programs and their evaluation.
Sources for Fuels and Electricity, T.B. Johansson, H. Kelly et al., Eds.,
1,160 pp., 1992, $68 cloth/$36 paper (Island).
Called by the publisher the most comprehensive reference work on alternative
energy ever published. Contains detailed evaluations of performance, cost,
market potential and environmental impacts of various technologies.
Symposium on Environmentally Sound Energy Technologies and their Transfer to
Developing Countries and European Economies in Transition (Milan, Italy,
Oct. 1991), 1991 (ENI).
Papers examine approaches for reducing CO2 emissions in the energy sector,
and obstacles to diffusing environmentally sound energy technologies.
Energy: The Power to Save the Earth, J. O'M. Bockris, T.N. Veziroglu, 147
pp., 1991, £7 (MacDonald Optima, London).
Examines the negative environmental consequences of fossil fuel combustion,
then discusses nuclear and, to a greater extent, solar energy as the only two
noncarbon energy sources. Rev. by M.V.C. Sastri, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy,
Vol. 17, pp. 65-66.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations