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Assessing Ozone Depletion

Michael Oppenheimer, Naomi Oreskes, Dale Jamieson, Keynyn Brysse, Jessica O’Reilly, Matthew Shindell, and Milena Wazeck

in Discerning Experts: The Practices of Scientific Assessment for Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226601960
eISBN:
9780226602158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226602158.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

International assessments of ozone depletion began in the 1980s, after anti-regulation groups (such as the CFC industry) seized on differences between early national and institutional assessments, ... More


Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, and Marc Stern (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This collection of papers offers a new rationale and framework for international development cooperation. Its main argument is that in actual practice development cooperation has already moved beyond ... More


Ecological impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on marine ecosystems

Sébastien Moreau, Francesca Vidussi, Gustavo Ferreyra, and Behzad Mostajir

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Ultraviolet B radiation (UVBR, 280–320 nm), the most biologically damaging portion of the solar spectra reaching the Earth’s ground, received considerable scientific attention after the discovery of ... More


Stratospheric Ozone: A Success with Complications

Charles Weiss

in The Survival Nexus: Science, Technology, and World Affairs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190946265
eISBN:
9780197571941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946265.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The international effort to protect the stratospheric ozone layer successfully integrated science and technology into international environmental diplomacy and solved a global environmental problem. ... More


The Challenge of Climate Change

Mario J. Molina and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this conversation, Nobel Prize winner Mario J. Molina reflects on the ethical side of science. He explains how several decades ago, together with the scientist F. Sherwood Rowland, he predicted ... More


Ozone in the Atmosphere

Jack G. Calvert, John J. Orlando, William R. Stockwell, and Timothy J. Wallington

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190233020
eISBN:
9780197559529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233020.003.0004
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

The importance of ozone to life on Earth and to atmospheric chemistry cannot be overstated. Nucleic acids and other macromolecules essential to life absorb strongly in ... More


Safety, Health, and Environment

James Wei

in Product Engineering: Molecular Structure and Properties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159172
eISBN:
9780197561997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159172.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

There was a time when the primary concerns of the product engineers were the needs of the buyers and consumers of their products, and they concentrated most of their efforts on design and ... More


Climate: Mean State, Variability, and Change

Cor Schuurmans

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0026
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

This chapter gives a description of the main characteristics of present-day climate. In describing the mean state and its variability, attention is also given to the underlying causes. For ... More


Markets for Bads: Cap-and-Trade and the New Environmentalism

Charles Halvorson

in Valuing Clean Air: The EPA and the Economics of Environmental Protection

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197538845
eISBN:
9780197538876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538845.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the mid-1980s, as the nation confronted new problems such as the ozone hole and long-standing issues such as acid rain, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) faced reduced political support ... More


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