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

FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1993

REPORTS...
GENERAL INTEREST AND POLICY

NTIS (National Technical Information Service): 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield VA 22161 (703-487-4650). Price stated is for paper copy to North America; microfiche copy is usually available. Add handling fee of $3 per order. Report may also be available from author's institution.


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The Environment in Europe: A Global Perspective, Netherlands Natl. Inst. for Public Health & Environ. Protection (RIVM), 119 pp., Sep. 1992. Request from RIVM, POB 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, Neth. (tel: 31-30-749111; fax: 31-30-742971).

Prepared by RIVM at the request of GLOBE Europe, an international association established by the European Parliament, the U.S. Congress, the Japanese Diet and the Russian Parliament, to promote international environmental cooperation. Projects future conditions well into the next century under two contrasting scenarios: one in which current trends in development and in environmental policies continue, and one in which full implementation of the best available technologies and policy options in both Western and Eastern Europe is assumed. In addition to climate change and ozone depletion, chapters examine acidification, air pollution, tropospheric changes, impacts on health and ecosystems, socioeconomic trends and resulting emissions, and other topics.


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A New Generation of Environmental Leadership: Action for the Environment and the Economy, World Resour. Inst., 40 pp., Mar. 1993, $12.95. WRI Publications.

Presents a practical agenda that the new president and the U.S. Congress can follow to improve environmental and economic performance at home and abroad. The ten initiatives presented promote the use of market incentives and other approaches that can lessen the burden of regulation, foster technological innovation, and generate new financial resources in the public and private sectors. Includes proposals on global environmental protection, renewable energy, and policies toward developing countries.


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Research in Geosciences Policy (NASA-CR-190470), R.D. Brunner (CIRES, Univ. Colorado, Boulder CO 80309), 183 pp., June 1992. NTIS: N93-13833/7; $26.

Final report of a NASA-sponsored project aimed at defining policy problems in a manner that will suggest practical solutions. Defines the policy problems and examines relevant scholarly literature; addresses the policy debate and citizen viewpoints in issues related to global change.


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Global Climate Change: Social and Economic Research Issues (ANL/RP-76523), M. Rice (Argonne Natl. Lab., Argonne, Ill.), J. Snow, H. Jacobson, 126 pp., May 1992. NTIS: DE92-041151; $26.

Report of a February 1992 workshop designed to bring together scholars primarily from the social sciences, to explore research needs. The resulting discussions also indicate information social scientists need from the natural sciences, and provide policy makers with information on current social science research.

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