Greenhouse Gases and Emissions Trading

  • Alice LeBlanc
  • Daniel J. Dudek
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 47)

Abstract

Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases have grown rapidly since the beginning of this century. Unless emissions are controlled, the world could face rapid climate changes, including an increase in temperature and shifts in weather patterns.

Keywords

Biomass Burning Methane Dioxide Assure 

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Notes

  1. 1.
    World Resources 1990–1991, a report by The World Resources Institute in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programma and the United Nations Environment Programme ( NY: Oxford University Press, 1990 ).Google Scholar
  2. J.T. Houghton, et al., eds., Climate Change, the IPCC Scientific Assessment (NY: Cambridge University Press, 1990).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Daniel J. Dudek and Alice M. LeBlanc, “Offsetting New CO2 Emissions: A First Rational Greenhouse Policy Step,” Contemporary Policy Issues 8 (July 1990).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alice LeBlanc
    • 1
  • Daniel J. Dudek
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Defense FundUSA

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