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The Global Greenhouse Regime
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Kirk R. Smith
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Effective policies to prevent global warming and climatic change are urgently required by the world community. However, international negotiations on this issue repeatedly come up against the problems of allocating responsibility for the greenhouse effect, and bearing the costs of remedying the situation.;This volume offers a multidisciplinary response to the
The Global Greenhouse Regime
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Peter Hayes, Kirk R. Smith
Categories: Climatic changes
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

"The present book is the outcome of the UNU international collaborative research carried out under the Human and Policy Dimensions of Global Change programme. I t is aimed at presenting the state of the art in greenhouse indices, and related international policy making and governance, clarifying key technical issues relating
The Global Greenhouse Regime
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Kirk R. Smith
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Effective policies to prevent global warming and climatic change are urgently required by the world community. However, international negotiations on this issue repeatedly come up against the problems of allocating responsibility for the greenhouse effect, and bearing the costs of remedying the situation.;This volume offers a multidisciplinary response to the
Greenhouse Warming
Language: en
Pages: 98
Authors: Richard Elliot Benedick
Categories: Climatic changes
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: World Resources Inst

Books about Greenhouse Warming
Controlling the Greenhouse Effect
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Joshua M. Epstein, Raj Gupta
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-01 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Roughly 30 percent of the solar radiation directed toward the earth is reflected directly back into outer space. The remaining 70 percent is absorbed by earth and re-emitted outward as long-wave—or infra-red—radiation. While transparent to incoming solar radiation, certain gases--notably carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane, and chlorofluorocarbons—absorb, or "trap," this