Small Island Nations/Climate Change

GreenLife Society (greenlife.society at
Sat, 06 Jul 1996 15:32:31 -0500

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New Publication From the GreenLife Society - North American Chapter

The GreenLife Society, formerly the Pacific Center For International
Studies, announces publication of the 13th monograph in its International
Environmental Law & Policy Occasional Paper Series (IELPOPS):

"The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Future of
Small Island States." =20


While the specter of global warming looms as a foreboding prospect for
virtually every nation in the world, the most catastrophic implications may
be visited upon the world=92s small island nations. The purpose of this=
is to assess the prospects for protecting the interests of small island
nations vis-=E0-vis the international community=92s primary response to=
warming: the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC).
The paper includes a textual analysis of provisions of the FCCC germane to
the interests of small island nations, the record of major greenhouse
gas-emitting nations to date, as well as future projections, and suggestions
on how small island nations can be spared the worse ramifications of climate

Copies of the monograph are available for $15.00 apiece, which includes
shipping and handling; overseas customers should add $2.00 for shipping.
Orders may be placed by phone, fax or e-mail. We will invoice academic
institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations. For a
complete list of the papers in our IELPOPS series, please contact us.

GreenLife Society North America, 29 E. Wilson St., Suite 202, Madison, WI
53703, (800) 210-9645 (phone), (608) 250-2622 (fax), e-mail:=
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William C. Burns =09
Director, GreenLife Society - North American Chapter=20
700 Cragmont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94708 USA =09
Phone/Fax: (510) 558-0620 =09
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GLSNA Affiliations:

Union of Concerned Scientists, Sound Science Initiative
The EarthAction Network
The Galapagos Coalition
Reseau International d'ONG sur la Desertification (RIOD)
Accredited NGO Observer, International Whaling Commission
European Social Science Fisheries Network

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