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Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 1993
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
ENERGY POLICY & TECHNOLOGY
Efficiency Policies, V. Anderson, 128 pp., June 1993, $52.50
cloth/$14.95 paper (Routledge).
Makes a case for alternative policies that treat the
atmosphere as a valuable and finite resource by promoting energy
efficiency. Studies energy policies in the OECD and the need to
make the transition from a carbon economy to one based on
renewable resources. Illustrates some of the economic
difficulties of these policies with case studies from the U.S.
Information 1992, 1993, 550 FF (OECD). Statistical data on
diskette: 2,500 FF.
Prepared by the International Energy Agency. Gives information
on current world coal market trends and long-term prospects, and
for the first time includes a summary of environmental policies
on climate change.
Alternate Energy '93, 1993, $200 nonmembers/$25 member
Consists of 20 papers on a broad variety of topics such as:
outlook for energy supply and demand in the U.S.; global warming
mitigation strategies; assumptions in projections of U.S. energy
supply and demand; towards a futures contract in CO2
ES10: Limiting Greenhouse Effects--Controlling Carbon Dioxide
Emissions, Konferenzen Dahlem and G.I. Pearman, Eds., 616
pp., 1992, $247.50 (Wiley).
Examines global energy systems to discover the options for
reducing CO2 emissions, barriers to their
implementation, and how to overcome them.
Questions: Environmental Limits to Energy Growth in Asian-Pacific
Countries during the 1990s, K.V. Ramani, P. Hills, G. George,
Eds., 376 pp., 1992, $18 (Asia/Pacific Develop. Ctr.).
Energy Technologies: Impacts and Policy Implications, M.
Grubb, J. Walker, 252 pp., 1992, £29.50 (Dartmouth Univ.; Roy.
Inst. Intl. Aff.).
Efficiency and Human Activity: Past Trends, Future Prospects,
L. Schipper, S. Meyers et al., 385 pp., 1992 (Cambridge Univ.).
Assembles and organizes data relating to patterns of the
growth of energy consumption in key world regions over the last
20 years, particularly for OECD countries. Over half the book
deals with historical trends. Reviewed by J. Darmstadter in The
Energy J., pp. 199-200, Apr. 1993.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations