The Ozone Dilemma: A Reference Handbook
This informative reference book helps readers understand the many questions and issues surrounding the depletion of the earth's ozone - its causes, consequences, and solutions.
Here, in one single, unbiased volume, are the views and opinions that will shape the world's approach to the ozone dilemma for years to come. Important scientific studies, significant papers, and international conferences are detailed, as are national and international laws and regulations pertaining to emissions and chemical pollutants. Biographical sketches of researchers and scientists who helped bring the issue of ozone depletion to the forefront of environmental concerns are included. In addition, annotated listings of organizations and resources will assist readers in further study. While not promising any easy answers, the volume delivers solid, useful information that can serve as a foundation for decision making, research, or simply enhanced understanding of this critical subject.
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