Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases: Why and How to Control?

Proceedings of an International Symposium, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 13–15 December 1993

  • J. van Ham
  • L. J. H. M. Janssen
  • R. J. Swart

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. Review Papers

  3. Emission Inventories

    1. Jan Corfee Morlot, Paul Schwengels, Scott Lurding
      Pages 41-52
    2. Patrick Finlay, Robert Stobbs
      Pages 61-66
    3. I. B. Obioh, A. F. Oluwole, F. A. Akeredolu
      Pages 67-72
    4. P. C. Thakur, I. J. Graham-Bryce, W. G. Karis, K. M. Sullivan
      Pages 73-91
    5. J. G. J. Olivier, A. F. Bouwman, C. W. M. van der Maas, J. J. M. Berdowski
      Pages 93-106
    6. Richard K. Laing, Imoh B. Obioh
      Pages 115-124
  4. Studies on source strengths and sinks

    1. C. Dueñas, M. C. Fernández, J. Carretero, M. Pérez, E. Liger
      Pages 125-130
    2. B. C. Nguyen, J. P. Putaud, N. Mihalopoulos, B. Bonsang, C. Doan
      Pages 131-137
    3. Oswald van Cleemput, Annick Vermoesen, Cornelis-Jan de Groot, Karla van Ryckeghem
      Pages 145-152
    4. Ute Skiba, David Fowler, Keith Smith
      Pages 153-158
    5. Walter Debruyn, Gilbert Lissens, Jan van Rensbergen, Maria Wevers
      Pages 159-165
    6. E. Lamaux, A. Labatut, J. Fontan, A. Lopez, A. Druilhet, Y. Brunet
      Pages 175-181
    7. Cornelis-Jan de Groot, Annick Vermoesen, Oswald van Cleemput
      Pages 183-189
  5. Monitoring and Methodology

  6. Modelling: budgets and lifetimes

  7. Technological Options for Industrial Sources

  8. Technical options for Biotic Sources

    1. D. C. Parashar, A. P. Mitra, Prabhat K. Gupta, J. Rai, R. C. Sharma, N. Singh et al.
      Pages 389-404
    2. Iain McTaggart, Helen Clayton, Keith Smith
      Pages 421-426

About this book


The background This volume contains the proceedings of the first International symposium on "Non-C0 Greenhouse Gases: Why and How to 2 Control?" held in Maastricht, The Netherlands from 13-15 Decem­ ber 1993. Of the known greenhouse gases, political attention to date has been primarily focused on carbon dioxide (C0 ) and the 2 CFCs - the latter because of their interaction with stratospheric ozone. The other greenhouse gases, notably methane (CH ), nitrous 4 oxide (N 0), HCFCs, HFCs and tropospheric ozone and its precur­ 2 sors nitrogen oxides (NO), carbon monoxide (CO) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), may appear collectively to be of equal importance for global warming but have attracted less attention. Nevertheless, a comprehensive approach to climate change respon­ se, taking into account all sources and sinks of all greenhouse gases, is explicitly allowed in the Framework Convention on Clima­ te Change. The Netherlands' policy on climate already addresses all greenhouse gases. In order to stimulate the development of international climate policy on this subject, the Dutch Ministry of Housing, Physical Planning and Environment supported the initative of organizing an international symposium on the science and policy of the non-C0 greenhouse gases. An important rationale behind 2 this initative was recognizing that for the non-C0 greenhouse 2 gases, abatement options are available that do not only address other environmental problems but that also do not require the major structural changes in society that an effective CO policy 2 may.


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Editors and affiliations

  • J. van Ham
    • 1
  • L. J. H. M. Janssen
    • 2
  • R. J. Swart
    • 2
  1. 1.TNO Institute of Environmental SciencesDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.National Institue of Public Health and Environmental ProtectionBilthovenThe Netherlands

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