From acid rain to climate change
Reis, S.; Grennfelt, P.; Klimont, Z.; Amann, M.; ApSimon, H.; Hettelingh, J.- P.; Holland, M.; LeGall, A.- C.; Maas, R.; Posch, M.; Spranger, T.; Sutton, M.A.; Williams, M.. 2012 From acid rain to climate change. Science, 338 (6111). 1153-1154. 10.1126/science.1226514Full text not available from this repository.
The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was established in 1979 to control damage to ecosystems and cultural heritage from acid rain, initially in Europe (1). Extended by eight protocols, most recently the Gothenburg Protocol (GP) signed in 1999, it has been key for developing cross-border air pollution control strategies over the UNECE region, which includes the United States and Canada. We describe how recent amendments to the GP reflect improved scientific knowledge on pollution, environmental relations, and links between regional air pollution and global climate change.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1126/science.1226514|
|Programmes:||CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 2 - Biogeochemistry and Climate System Processes > BGC - 2.1 - Quantify & model processes that control the emission, fate and bioavailability of pollutants|
|CEH Sections:||Billett (to November 2013)|
|Additional Keywords:||integrated assessment|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||07 Dec 2012 11:36|
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