Policy Implications Of Greenhouse Warming

Policy Implications Of Greenhouse Warming

Policy Implications Of Greenhouse Warming
pdf | 10.04 MB | English | Isbn:978-0309044400 |
Author: Leona Coffee | PAge: 945 | Year: 1991


Description:

Readily accessible to any interested reader, this volume offers an analysis of the major issues surrounding greenhouse warming and presents the authoring panel’s recommendations for U.S. policy.
Recommendations address a wide range of issues, including energy policy; deforestation; human population growth; the appropriate role of the United States in an international strategy; and needed research on scientific, economic, and social questions.
Policy Implications of Greenhouse Warming analyzes scientific understanding of greenhouse gas accumulation and its effect on climate; prospects for human, animal, and plant adaptation to rising global temperatures; and options for mitigating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions.
Table of Contents

  • FRONT MATTER
  • 1 INTRODUCTION
  • 2 BACKGROUND
  • 3 THE GREENHOUSE GASES AND THEIR EFFECTS
  • 4 POLICY FRAMEWORK
  • 5 ADAPTION
  • 6 MITIGATION
  • 7 INTERNATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • 8 FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS
  • 9 RECOMMENDATIONS
  • APPENDIXES
  • A QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GREENHOUSE WARMING
  • B BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON SYNTHESIS PANEL MEMBERS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF
  • C MEMBERSHIP LISTS FOR EFFECTS, MITIGATION, AND ADAPTATION PANELS
  • INDEX

Category:Greenhouses, Environmental Policy, Climatology

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