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 7, NUMBERS 11-12, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 1994
BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS... DESERTIFICATION
Follows the Plow: Cultivating Marginal Areas, M.H. Glantz,
Ed., 240 pp., 1994, $39.95 hbk./$19.95 pbk. (Cambridge Univ.).
Challenges the view that future droughts will be caused by
climate change as opposed to human activities. Predicts problems
whether or not global climate changes.
Exploding the Myth, D.S.G. Thomas, N.J. Middleton, 194 pp.,
May 1994, $48.95 (Wiley).
Examines the origin of the myth, and how it spawned
multi-million-dollar research initiatives and became regarded as
a leading environmental issue. Explores political and
institutional factors creating, sustaining and protecting the
myth against scientific criticism.
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations