1992, English, Article, Working paper edition: Another look at population and global warming / Nancy Birdsall. Birdsall, Nancy.

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Physical Description
  • 30, [15] p. ; 28 cm.
Published
  • Washington, DC (1818 H St., N.W., Washington 20433) : Country Economics Department, the World Bank, [1992]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Another look at population and global warming /​ Nancy Birdsall.
Author
  • Birdsall, Nancy.
Other Authors
  • United Nations' Expert Group Meeting on Population and Environment (1992 : New York, N.Y.)
Published
  • Washington, DC (1818 H St., N.W., Washington 20433) : Country Economics Department, the World Bank, [1992]
Physical Description
  • 30, [15] p. ; 28 cm.
Series
Subjects
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Foreword 9
  • Introduction 10
  • After the Warming 12
  • The devastating worldwide consequences of rapid
  • global warming if present trends continue.
  • 2 Heat-Trapping Gases and Our Climate 27
  • How carbon dioxide and other gases heat our
  • atmosphere; evidence of dangerous changes in
  • global temperature already occurring.
  • 3 Counting he Costs 40
  • The projected multibillion dollar damages to
  • industry, property, the environment, and health
  • from climate change.
  • 4 Myths and Mythmakers 58
  • How disinformation campaigns of the oil and coal
  • industries twist the facts about global warning;
  • nine key climate myths exposed and refuted.
  • 5 Climate-Safe Energy Sources 80
  • Affordable and readily available resources that can
  • meet our energy needs while protecting the climate.
  • 6 Creating a Clean-Energy Future 100
  • Personal steps each of us can take, and realistic
  • local, state, and federal policies that will protect
  • our climate.
  • Parting Words 114
  • Endnotes 115
  • Appendix A: Gathering Support to
  • Prevent a Climate Criss 123
  • A concise manual for effective political action
  • on dclean-energy issues; state-by-state guide to
  • environmental organizations.
  • Appendix B: Frequently Asked
  • Questions About Our Climate 131
  • "How we might trigger "runaway" global warming;
  • "how forests affect climate; and other important
  • questions.
  • Appendix C: 1Selected Bibliography 34.
Notes
  • "Original draft prepared for the United Nations's Expert Group Meeting on Population and Environment, New York, January 1992."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [43]-[45])
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 363.73/​87
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