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Climate change and the agenda for research

Author: Ted Hanisch
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawn from issues discussed at the 1992 Earth Summit, this volume of essays addresses the most strategic questions and challenges to scientists and policymakers on the important subject of climate change. The book features an international cast of environmental, science, and policy experts who assess the implications, strengths and limitations of the Rio Convention while considering how best to meet the challenge
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Climate change and the agenda for research.
Boulder : Westview Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624454232
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Hanisch
ISBN: 0813387914 9780813387918
OCLC Number: 30399872
Description: vi, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Environmentally sound technology transfer and capacity building in Africa : strengthening incentive systems / Calestous Juma and Edith Mneney --
National greenhouse gas inventories and other information to implement the framework convention on climate change / Jane A. Leggett --
Climate change policies in developing countries and the role of multilateral institutions / Eunice Ribeiro Durham --
Meeting the demand for energy in major developing countries in Asia with lower emissions : what support may be provided by the new regime? / Rajendra K. Pachauri --
Socially efficient abatement of carbon emissions / William R. Cline --
Progress in the absence of substantive joint decisions? Notes on the dynamics of regime formation processes / Arild Underdal --
The legal status of the commitments in the convention on climate change and the need for future revisions / Rudolf Dolzer --
Efficient abatement of different greenhouse gases / Michael Hoel and Ivar S.A. Isaksen --
The need for cost-effectiveness and flexible implementation of the climate convention and subsequent protocols / Ted Hanisch --
How important are carbon cycle uncertainties? / T.M.L. Wigley --
The contribution from emissions of different gases to the enhanced greenhouse effect / T.M.L. Wigley.
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