A Brick Through the Greenhouse

August 1988
National Review;8/5/1988, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p20
Focuses on the possible greenhouse effects in the United States. Prime sources of pollutants; Burning of fossil fuels; Calls to switch to another fuel; Expansion of the Dust Bowl.


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