Citations with the tag: GLOBAL warming -- Prevention
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- Climate change brings regional disaster.
// Earth Island Journal; Summer92, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p19
Focuses on the Climate Convention signed at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1992 that contains no firm commitments to reduce the gases that cause global warming. Increase in frequency and intensity of drought in Africa due to the failure of climate...
// Mauritania Country Review; 2011, p238
A bibliography on the subject of greenhouse gas emissions and global warming prevention is presented which include the websites World Gazateer Population Statistics located at http://www.gazetteer.de/home.htm, United Nations Development Programme located at http://hdr.undp.org, and the book...
- It's a deal, but can it work?
Pearce, Fred // New Scientist; 12/13/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2112, p6
Presents information on the summit being held in Kyoto, Japan where delegates from countries around the world are trying to reach an agreement to combat global warming. Details on some of the proposals made; Issues which are still undecided; Opposition of the United States to some proposals.
- White skies ahead.
Hecht, Jeff // New Scientist; 6/9/2012, Vol. 214 Issue 2868, p5
The article discusses the proposal to inject aerosols into the atmosphere in order to prevent global warming and researcher Ben Kravitz's conclusion that this would make the sky brighter and whiter.
Steinman, David // Safe Trip to Eden: 10 Steps to Save Planet Earth from the Global; 2007, pix
A preface to the book "Safe Trip to Eden: 10 Steps to Save Planet Earth From Global Warming" by David Steinman is presented.
- Stopping global warming the natural way.
Steinman, David // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p4
Discusses the beneficial effects of sulfur dioxide (SO2). Acid rain as byproduct; SO2's increase of amount of radiated heat that can escape from the heat reflected by carbon dioxide (CO2) to the Earth's surface; Increased reflectivity of clouds; Short term cooling; Earth's natural mechanisms...
- Global warming committee may melt away at year's end.
Soraghan, Mike // Hill; 10/22/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 120, p4
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Senate House special committee on global warming to conduct hearings and seek for fund to address the impact of people on the climate change.
- Sunshade safety.
Johns, Bill // New Scientist; 8/4/2007, Vol. 195 Issue 2615, p20
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses alternatives to cutting carbon emissions to reduce global warming.
- Better Cooling Via Improved Chillers.
Mazurkiewicz, Greg // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 4/8/2002, Vol. 215 Issue 15, p1
Highlights the Earth Technologies Forum in the U.S. Introduction of chiller technologies; Protection of the environment against global warming; Creation of technology for ozone protection.
- So What Can You Do?
Meyer, Scott // Organic Gardening; Aug-Oct2007, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p3
The article discusses the main themes of the issue, which are global warming prevention and water conservation.
- Protect Our Winters arrives in Australia.
Meyer, Scott // Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine; Nov/Dec2010, Issue 120, p20
The article discusses the role of the local chapter of the global environmental foundation Protect Our Winters (POW) in mobilising the winter sports community in Australia to reverse the global warming crisis and its effects on the country's alpine ecosystems.
- Ocean pipes could help the Earth to cure itself.
Lovelock, James E.; Rapley, Chris G. // Nature; 9/27/2007, Vol. 449 Issue 7161, p403
A letter to the editor which proposes ways to save the Earth from global warming is presented.
- BIG CATCH.
Weir, Kirsten // Current Science; 10/16/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p10
The article discusses the study conducted by human anatomy expert Michael Trachtenberg which explores that collecting CO2 before releasing it into the air from power plants and factories can control global warming.
- The global warming debate cuts two ways.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor; 5/11/98, Vol. 90 Issue 115, p3
Remarks on the change of attitude seen in some major companies in the energy industry as they embark on an advertising campaign in 1998 to inform the public of the potential dangers of global warming. Comments from Eileen Claussen, executive director of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change;...
- Global Environmental Concepts.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Equatorial Guinea Country Review; 2009, p112
The article discusses several key concepts of the global environment, which includes the atmospheric greenhouse effect, connection between global warming and greenhouse gases and international standard development concerning to global warming.
- Global Environmental Concepts.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Benin Country Review; 2009, p114
The article discusses various key global environmental concepts, including the atmospheric greenhouse effect, relationship between global warming and greenhouse gases, and international standard development regarding to global warming.
- Global Environmental Concepts.
Knickerbocker, Brad // United Arab Emirates Country Review; 2009, p106
The article discusses the environmental impact of global warming and the development of international policy in response to global warming.
Sabar, Ariel // Mother Jones; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p17
Reports on Greenpeace's progress in enlisting segments of the global insurance industry in its fight against climate change, or global warming. Hopes of Greenpeace to cast the United States insurance industry in the role of corporate Lancelot against fossil fuel interests and for clean energy.
- CLIMATE FEVER.
Stiefel, Chana // Science World; 02/12/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p14
Provides information on how to halt global warming.
- The iron hypothesis.
Dopyera, Caroline // Earth; Oct96, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p26
Describes an experiment for encouraging phytoplankton growth by depositing iron as growth medium in an effort to fix global warming. Mechanics of carbon absorption and oxygen production; Outcome of bottle experiments; Research funding; Ice Age theory.
- Kyoto--marching to the drumbeat of Toronto.
O'Brien, Brian J. // Institute of Public Affairs Review; Oct97, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p18
Focuses on the failure of policy responses to the scientific estimates on global warming. Solution for global warming; Key outcomes of the Toronto Statement of June 1988; Forecast of the major effects of global warming; Dates and associated references for Australian climate scenarios.
- Communications initiatives may break deadlock over treaty.
Brown, Stephen N. // Lightwave; Oct97, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p26
States that fiber optic communications networks can be a solution to the international problem of global warming. Mandates of the Kyoto Climate Treaty for heavily industrialized nations; Motivating factor for the organization of the treaty; Global Climate Coalition's reluctance to cooperate in...
- Stolen Skies: The Chemtrail Mystery.
Thomas, William // Earth Island Journal; Summer2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p34
Discusses environmental issues on the condensation trails or chemtrails. Description of the Welshbach Patent for reduction of global warming; Health problems caused by chemtrails; Arguments in favor of the ban on chemtrails. INSETS: Chemtrails Go Global;Another Scary Scenario.
- Is this the year?
Morgan, Maureen // Fairfield County Business Journal; 1/11/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p6
The article offers the author's views on activities that can save the planet from global warming in 2010.
- Keep it simple, stupid.
Morgan, Maureen // New Scientist; 04/08/2000, Vol. 166 Issue 2233, p3
Editorial. Criticizes Australian scientists' plans of curbing global warming by piping nitrogen-rich fertilizer into the sea to grow plankton that will soak up carbon dioxide from the water and the atmosphere. Threats of nitrogen pollution to human health and marine environment; Need for...
- Global warming waffle.
Morgan, Maureen // Natural Life; Sep/Oct97, Issue 57, p8
Reports on a compromise made by world leaders attending the Earth Summit II in New York in June 1997, that barely keeps alive hopes of action to prevent further damage to world's climate. Delegates' decision not to commit themselves to pollution targets to counter global warming.
- Global climate treaty adopted.
Morgan, Maureen // National Petroleum News; Jan98, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the adoption of a global warming treaty in December 1997 requiring industrial nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions starting in 2008. United States' failure to get a commitment from developing nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly; Impact of greenhouse gas...
- Clinton blasted on Kyoto estimates.
Morgan, Maureen // Chemical Week; 3/11/98, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p5
Highlights the criticism by chemical industry representatives of estimates made by the Clinton administration regarding the cost of compliance to the Kyoto global warming treaty. Estimation of the Global Climate Coalition on the cost of compliance; Views of William O'Keefe of the American...
- Sudden new heat on global warmth.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor; 8/7/97, Vol. 89 Issue 177, p1
Discusses efforts by the Clinton administration to impose realistic but binding limits on the emissions of greenhouse gases. The growing certainty for most about the reality of global warming; Comments from Jane Lubchenco, former president of the American Association for the Advancement of...
- A Slow Retreat.
Knickerbocker, Brad // Taproot Journal; Spring/Summer2005, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p27
The article focuses on the claim of U.S.' chief negotiator on global warming that there is a slow change in greenhouse gas emissions in 2011.
- It's all a lot of hot air.
Howell, Jeff // New Statesman; 1/6/2003, Vol. 131 Issue 4619, p14
Comments on the Part L1 of the Building Regulations for England and Wales which decreed that all windows shall be double-glazed in an effort to reduce waste heat that contributes to global warming. Kind of glass window recommended by the glass industry; Composition of the glass; Complaints of...
- Dudley Does Right.
Hattam, Jennifer // Sierra; Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the call of Canada to its citizens to participate in halting global warming. Carbon dioxide emission reduction plan of the country; Volume of carbon dioxide that should be reduced by every citizen per year; Measures being taken by the government to ensure the success of the initiative.
- Letter from Barbados.
Williams, Ian // New Statesman & Society; 5/13/94, Vol. 7 Issue 302, p11
Discusses the adoption of the Program of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island States (AOSIS) at a United Nations conference in the Barbados. Repetition of promises made at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Vulnerability of small islands to rises of sea level...
- Industry expects economic havoc following carbon emissions cuts.
Hess, Glenn // Chemical Market Reporter; 10/06/97, Vol. 252 Issue 14, p1
Reports on the concerns of business groups in the United States about a proposed international global warming pact requiring mandatory reductions of carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2010. Warning of an increase in energy prices and economic crisis for American industries if they are forced...
- Global warming issues unresolved on eve of international meeting.
Hess, Glenn // Chemical Market Reporter; 11/24/97, Vol. 252 Issue 21, p20
Reports on unresolved issues related to a binding international global warming treaty in the runup to a meeting among world leaders in Kyoto, Japan in December 1997. Difficulty of reaching consensus among parties to the United Nations conference; Emissions trading; Joint implementation;...
- Outlook for Kyoto climate accord deemed `bleak' by business groups.
Hess, Glenn // Chemical Market Reporter; 12/15/97, Vol. 252 Issue 24, p1
Reports on the bleak prospects for the global warming agreement reached by the United States and other industrialized nations in Kyoto, Japan in December 1997. Opinion of US Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott; Accord's alleged failure to address the concerns of American business groups and...
- U.S. churches join global warming debate.
Gardner, Christine J. // Christianity Today; 10/05/98, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p16
States that mainline Protestant and evangelical Christians in the United States are joining with other religious denominations to support the Kyoto Protocol aimed a reducing the effects of global warming. Meeting organized by the groups to support the protocol; Background information on the...
- Climate vs energy.
Gardner, Christine J. // New Scientist; 11/19/2011, Vol. 212 Issue 2839, p7
The article discusses a report by International Energy Agency (IEA), titled "World Energy Outlook," which concluded that the goal of world governments to stop global temperatures from rising 2 �C above pre-industrial levels is not attainable.
- Bonn Talks Fail to Clinch Deal; Sector Pressures U.K. Government.
Scott, Alex // Chemical Week; 6/23/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 24, p20
Reports that the ministerial negotiations at a United Nations convention in Bonn, Germany have failed to produce an agreement on implementing the Kyoto Protocol for reducing global warming gas emissions. Mechanisms which should be used by countries to meet emission reduction targets; Countries...
- Green groups to Clinton: Get tough with automakers.
Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News; 11/23/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5794, p17
Reports that environmental groups has urged the Clinton administration to get tougher with automakers if the United States is going to live up to the global-warming treaty signed in Kyoto, Japan. Comments by Phil Clapp, president of the National Environmental Trust; Plans of business-friendly...
- On the hill.
McCullough, Mitch // Automotive News; 11/23/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5794, p32F
Cites US Senator Chuck Hagel's strong stand against the proposed United Nations treaty on global warming.
- White roofs promoted to save energy.
O'Driscoll, Sean // Adirondack Daily Enterprise; 9/18/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 221, pA5
The article reports on the city-sponsored cool and white roof program aimed to save energy and help fight global warming in New York City.
- Just say `less' to fossil fuels.
O'Driscoll, Sean // Science World; 4/15/94, Vol. 50 Issue 13, p23
Focuses on the effects of the burning of fossil fuels on the environment. Global warming; Appeal to cut on carbon dioxide emission by cutting fuel consumption; Chart illustrating common activities and the amount of Energy Saving Units (ESU) per hour of abstinence.
- World climate showdown.
Roth, Rhys // Earth Island Journal; Fall97, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p27
Reports on international negotiations to set targets and time tables for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Environmental, economic, social and geopolitical risks posed by climate change and global warming; Concerns of the insurance industry about the implications...
- Climate agreements 'inadequate'.
Roth, Rhys // Modern Power Systems; Dec2010, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p4
The article reflects on the statement by the International Energy Agency that government around the world should be serious in combating global warming and achieve a sustainable energy system.
- Road Warrior.
Roth, Rhys // InStyle; Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p454
A personal narrative is presented of actress Sienna Miller's experience in India as a representative for the environmental group Global Cool. INSET: WHAT YOU CAN DOE.
- EPILOGUE: Think Seven Generations Ahead.
Steinman, David // Safe Trip to Eden: 10 Steps to Save Planet Earth from the Global; 2007, p353
An epilogue to the book "Safe Trip to Eden: 10 Steps to Save Planet Earth From Global Warming" by David Steinman is presented.
- AHRI Releases Low-GWP AREP.
Steinman, David // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 10/8/2012, Vol. 247 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the interim report from the Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) regarding its Low Global Warming Potential Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program (Low-GWP AREP), which provides update on the status of the program.
- Global climate coalition blasts accord.
Burke, Jack // Traffic World; 01/05/98, Vol. 253 Issue 1, p21
Looks at the opposition of the Global Climate Coalition (GCC) to various aspects of the global warming agreement being established at a global conference in Kyoto, Japan. Views of the coalition on the impact of the agreement on the American economy; Comments from GCC Chairman William F....
- Climate Change: What We Can Do.
Jennings, Lane // Futurist; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p68
Provides solutions to prevent global warming. Effects of global warming; Contributions of individuals to the effort; Role of community organizations; Methods businesses can use to help prevent global warming.