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ABM Antiballistic Missile
AEC Atomic Energy Commission
AI Artificial Intelligence
AT Appropriate Technology
CBA Cost-Benefit Analysis
CFCs Chlorofluorocarbons
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
DOE Department of Energy
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
EC European Community
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
GNP Gross National Product
ICBM Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IT Intermediate Technology
LDC Less Developed Country
LGU Land-Grant University
LWR Light Water Reactor
NAS National Academy of Sciences
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NIH National Institutes of Health
NPT Nonproliferation Treaty
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
OTA Office of Technology Assessment
PC Personal Computer
PCBs Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PV Photovoltaic
R & D Research and Development
SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
START Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
TA Technology Assessment
TNC Transnational Corporation
UN United Nations
UNEP United Nations Environmental Program
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
VDT Visual Display Terminal
WCC World Council of Churches