Ozone Crisis: The 15-Year Evolution of a Sudden Global Emergency

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The real story behind the . Ozone Crisis Straight from today's headlines, award-winning science writer Sharon Roan offers an incisive look at one of the planet's most pressing ecological concerns. Ozone Crisis tells the compelling, often shocking story of the discovery of ozone depletion, the fight to ban chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), and future prospects and prognoses. ""At last a sober, well-researched, and well-written book on an important environmental problem.. a good yarn about stratospheric ozone..This is clearly one of the best case studies of the evolution of science-intensive public policy."" --Choice ""An engaging account . skillfully recounts in terms readily understood by lay readers the shrewd detective work and unprecedented scientific cooperation that helped give rise to the Montreal Treaty."" --John C. Topping, President, Climate Institute ""Whether you have the slightest interest in environmental matters or not, this book should be on your 'must check out ' list."" --Western Producer ""Anyone interested in understanding contemporary environmental policy issues will find Roan has written a well-researched, well-balanced, and informative book in an easy-to-read, journalistic style."" --Naturalist Review

Author: Sharon Roan
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 08/01/1990
Pages: 270
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.86lbs
Size: 8.99h x 6.02w x 0.80d
ISBN13: 9780471528234
ISBN10: 0471528234
BISAC Categories:
- Science | Environmental Science (see also Chemistry | Environmental)

About the Author
SHARON L. ROAN is a reporter for The Los Angeles Times and winner of the American Public Health Association's Ray Bruner Science Writing Fellowship. She has also received awards from the Florida Medical Association and the California Heart Association and has a degree in journalism from the University of Iowa.