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History 141: Environmental History (Dr. Simpson): Other Resources

Electronic Reference Works

Below is a list of relevant reference works that can be accessed electronically.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

This ten-volume set includes concise overviews from experts on an array of sustainability-related topics, compiled into thematic volumes. The reader will find solid research data, thorough analyses, and jargon-free discussion, effectively transforming a fast-developing research domain.

Current Events Database

CQ Researcher gives objective overviews of hot topics in the news, including environmental issues. The articles give opinions on all sides of an issue, and are good sources of statistics. A great resource for beginning research. It has been published since 1923, and so issues can be followed down to the present.

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U.S. Energy Policy Websites

European Union Environmental Policy Websites