Business and the environment
- Global Environmental Concepts. // Latvia Country Review;2009, p122
The article discusses several key concepts of the global environment including the atmospheric greenhouse effect, the relationship between global warming and greenhouse gases and international policy development with regards to extreme weather conditions.
- Limiting Greenhouse Warming: Is It Worth the Cost? Paltridge, Garth // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Dec2000, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p16
Comments on the international efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Reason behind the lack of interest in calculations of long-term benefit; Concerns of environmentalists; Failure of the Kyoto agreement.
- Hot air treaty. Easterbrook, Gregg; Jenkins Jr., Kent // U.S. News & World Report;12/22/97, Vol. 123 Issue 24, p46
Focuses on the climate treaty completed in December 1997 in Kyoto Japan. How the treaty is a mild agreement that will neither devastate the economy nor rescue the environment; The prediction of Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott that the treaty will be rejected by the Senate; The treating as...
- Kyoto ratification appears unstoppable despite holdouts. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/23/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p180
Reports that the Kyoto Protocol is likely to be ratified, in spite of a lack of support from the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Design of the treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; Costs of the treaty to Canada, which have alarmed Canadians and politicians; Concession of the U.S. that climate...
- THE GLOBAL WARMING CRISIS. Jordan, Stuart // Humanist;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p23
This article encourages international dialogue to resolve the crisis of global warming. Reopening a serious international dialogue, would be a useful if inadequate start. Not every problem must be solved before the weight of evidence becomes so compelling that certain initial steps become almost...
- The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 1992 - Kyoto Protocol. // Energy EU 25: EU Electricity & Gas Markets;2006, Vol. 2, p45
The article provides information related to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change approved in Kyoto, Japan in 1992. The international treaty is a response to meet the problems arising from global warming and climate control by stabilizing greenhouse gas concentrations in the...
- No advance in sight on greenhouse treaty. MacKenzie, Debora // New Scientist;9/10/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1942, p6
Reports on the failure of negotiators in the Climate Change Convention in Geneva to agree on new targets for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. Inadequacy of the voluntary target of returning greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2000.
- Feeling the heat on the greenhouse. Begley, S.; Hager, M. // Newsweek;5/22/89, Vol. 113 Issue 21, p79
Talks about the greenhouse effect on the environment and the greenhouse meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, where the American team was told to propose a workshop and prepare for a formal treaty negotiating process. Various greenhouse theories;Steps toward controlling effect.
- Frankenstein syndrome hits climate treaty. Pearce, Fred // New Scientist;6/11/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1929, p5
Reports on the Climate Change Convention aimed at combatting the global greenhouse effect. Outcome of the Earth Summit at Rio in 1992; Requirement for scientific advice from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; Need to preserve scientific unanimity through rigorous peer review.