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Main Title Mending the ozone hole : science, technology, and policy /
Author Makhijani, Arjun,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Gurney, Kevin.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 1995
OCLC Number 32242191
ISBN 0262133083; 9780262133081
Subjects Ozone layer depletion. ; Ozonosfeer. ; Luchtverontreiniging. ; Couche d'ozone--R├ęduction. ; Ozonloch. ; Umweltchemikalie. ; Umweltpolitik.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QC879.7.M34 1995 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 10/11/1996
Collation xii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-344) and index.
Contents Notes
I. Causes and consequences of stratospheric ozone depletion -- The scientific understanding of stratospheric ozone loss -- The effects of ozone depletion -- II. Ozone-depleting compounds: sources, uses, and alternatives -- Ozone-depleting compounds -- Goals for protecting the ozone layer -- Air conditioning and refrigeration -- Rigid foam -- Solvents -- Fire extinguishers -- Other uses -- Ozone-depleting compounds with natural and anthropogenic origins -- III. Policies and recommendations -- The existing regulatory framework -- Projections of atmospheric chlorine and bromine concentrations -- Industry's response to ozone depletion -- Summary -- Recommendations -- Appendix: Model details and results. This study details the most current knowledge about stratospheric ozone depletion and provides an objective look at current debates surrounding the research, the technological developments, and the policymaking aimed at eliminating ozone-depleting substances.--From publisher description.