TITLE

The Earth in hot water

AUTHOR(S)
Abrams, I.S.
PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
Current Health 2;May92, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses some of the possible consequences of global warming. The upcoming Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; `Greenhouse gases'; Possible changes in weather; Damage caused by drought; Impact on poor countries where potable water is scarce;World community's efforts to stop global warming. INSET: Natural causes? (of global warming).;The water cycle (the....
ACCESSION #
9205250628

 

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