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Main Title Protecting the ozone layer : science and strategy /
Author Parson, Edward.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 49558964
ISBN 0195155491; 9780195155495
Subjects Ozone layer depletion--Prevention--History--20th century.
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  QC879.7.P37 2003 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 11/01/2010
EKBM  QC879.7.P37 2003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/05/2018
Collation xvii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-367) and index.
Contents Notes
Stratospheric ozone and its protection: introduction and background -- Early stratospheric science, chlorofluorocarbons, and the emergence of environmental concern -- Setting the stage: national action and early international efforts, 1970-1980 -- The search for knowledge-based resolution: science and scientific assessment, 1976-1985 -- Negotiations and strategy, 1980-1987 -- Eliminating chlorofluorocarbons: science, assessment, and responses, 1986-1988 -- Industry strategy and technical innovation, 1987-1992 -- Building an adaptive regime: the protocol evolving, 1989-1999 -- The theoretical and practical significance of the ozone regime. The first comprehensive history of international efforts to protect the ozone layer, this book chronicles the greatest success yet achieved in managing human impacts on the global environment. It examines the parallel developments of politics and negotiations, scientific understanding and controversy, technological progress, and industry strategy, from the 1970's to the present.