The Environment and Public Policy: A Guide
  to American and International Resources


                  Anthony M. Angile...
Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to
counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in
her wo...
Environmental Policy Studies at Stanford

 Stanford Environmental Portal
 The Woods Institute for the Environment
 Othe...
Affective? Yes; Effective? Depends
Environmental Policy Studies: Additional
          Views and Opinions
 Chronicle of Higher Education: Forging a Place for...
Stanford Libraries Resources
 Research Quick Start Guides: Environmental Issues
Selected Web Resources
 National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)
 NCSE National Library for the Environme...
Selected Web Resources
 About environmental organizations & programs
 World Directory of Environmental Organizations Onl...
Selected Web Resources (cont’d)

 The WWW Virtual Library Global Environment: Search
  Engines, Directories, Portals, and...
Selected Web Resources (cont’d)
 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Public Policy-related t
 U.S. Environmental Prote...
Selected Web Resources (cont’d)
 United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
 National Academies (NAS, NAE, NRC) on En...
Selected Web Resources : California:
                         Environmental Policy and Planning
     Acterra
      quot;A...
Selected Web Resources : California:
                                Environmental Policy and Planning

     California E...
Selected Web Resources : California:
                         Environmental Policy and Planning
   Environmental Working ...
Selected Web Resources :
          Conservation and Biodiversity
 Land Use History of North America (USGS)
 World Conser...
Selected Web Resources :
          Conservation and Biodiversity
 The Nature Conservancy
 Friends of the Earth and
  Fri...
Selected Web Resources :
  Environmental Social Movements, Activism and
          Radical Environmentalism
 Environmental...
Selected Web Resources :
Environmental Social Movements, Activism and
Radical Environmentalism (cont’d)

 Networks: Envir...
Selected Web Resources :
           Humanities and Ecocriticism
 Some Primordial Texts: ASLE Library of Environmental Wri...
Stanford Library Resources
 Branner Earth Sciences Library.
    Earth Systems/The Environment guide.
   Terman Engineeri...
Stanford Library Resources (cont’d)
 The National Journal (excellent for U.S. national environmental
    politics and ins...
Policy, Politics, Economics and QOL
Dilemmas: A SF Weekly Report
 Baggage! By Joe Eskenazi
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  1. 1. The Environment and Public Policy: A Guide to American and International Resources Anthony M. Angiletta Morrison Curator for the Social Sciences Updated January 12, 2009
  2. 2. Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work. Pliny the Elder, The NaturalHistory,1st Cent. A.D
  3. 3. Environmental Policy Studies at Stanford  Stanford Environmental Portal  The Woods Institute for the Environment  Other Centers, Institutes and Groups
  4. 4. Affective? Yes; Effective? Depends
  5. 5. Environmental Policy Studies: Additional Views and Opinions  Chronicle of Higher Education: Forging a Place for Environme  Chronicle of Higher Education: Collaborative Efforts: Promoti
  6. 6. Stanford Libraries Resources  Research Quick Start Guides: Environmental Issues
  7. 7. Selected Web Resources  National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)  NCSE National Library for the Environment (NLE)  NLE Congressional Research Service reports  NCSE State of the Environment Reports links  Environmental Libraries on the Web
  8. 8. Selected Web Resources  About environmental organizations & programs  World Directory of Environmental Organizations Online  Glossary of Environmental Terms (NRDC)
  9. 9. Selected Web Resources (cont’d)  The WWW Virtual Library Global Environment: Search Engines, Directories, Portals, and Bibliographic Articles  American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) Atlas of Popu  Environmental Sustainability Index  Environmental Performance Index (pilot)  World Resources Institute. Earth Trends
  10. 10. Selected Web Resources (cont’d)  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Public Policy-related t  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA Libraries.  U.S. Geological Survey. Environmental Affairs Program.  International Environmental Politics (IEP). Data, Statistics, Legal and Regulatory Documents, Economics and Politics, etc. (Prof. Ronald Mitchell IEP site)
  11. 11. Selected Web Resources (cont’d)  United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)  National Academies (NAS, NAE, NRC) on Environmental Iss  Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)  Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)  Environmental Defense (formerly Environmental Defense Fund)
  12. 12. Selected Web Resources : California: Environmental Policy and Planning  Acterra quot;Action for a sustainable earth.quot; Formerly Bay Area Action & Peninsula Conservation Center Foundation.  American Planning Association. California Chapter  Association of California Water Agencies  Bay Institute of San Francisco Mission is to quot;protect and restore the ecosystemsquot; of San Francisco Bay and the delta region.  CALFED Bay-Delta Program  California Center for Regional Leadership quot;A statewide nonprofit organization established to support, facilitate, and promote innovative regional solutions for our major economic, environmental, and societal challenges, to help achieve a more sustainable California.quot;  California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance quot;A coalition of California business, labor and public policy leaders who work together to advance collaborative strategies for a sound economy and a healthy environment.quot;  California Digital Conservation Atlas (California Legacy Project) Includes land use and other data from all California counties and many cities. The data is integrated into a single statewide geographic information system and is displayed in user-defined maps. Source: UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies (http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/library/)
  13. 13. Selected Web Resources : California: Environmental Policy and Planning  California Environmental Dialogue quot;A collaborative effort of leaders from California corporations, environmental organizations and governmentsquot; addressing quot;today's challenging environmental issues�solutions supported by a broad spectrum of interests.quot;  California Foundation on the Environment and the Economy quot;Dedicated to educating public and private sector decision makers on, and developing creative solutions to California's complex economic, environmental and social issues.quot;  California Land Use Planning Network (LUPIN) (California Resources Agency) An information service to support and address California land use and planning.  California League of Conservation Voters EcoVote Online  California Planners' Book of Lists (1996 onward) (Governor's Office of Planning and Research) Annual directory of California local planning agencies with lists of latest versions of city and county plans.  CERES (California Environmental Resources Evaluation System) Source: UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies (http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/library/)
  14. 14. Selected Web Resources : California: Environmental Policy and Planning  Environmental Working Group - California quot;Dedicated to protecting the citizens of California, particularly California's children, from the effects of pesticides and other toxic chemicals.quot;  Great Valley Center Mission is to quot;support activities and organizations that promote the economic, social, and environmental well-being of California's Great Central Valley.quot;  Greenbelt Alliance quot;Our mission is to make the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area a better place to live by protecting the region's Greenbelt and improving the livability of its cities and towns.quot;  Planning and Conservation League  San Francisco Beautiful  San Francisco Tomorrow quot;An urban environment organization.quot;  Save San Francisco Bay Association  San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)  Save-the-Redwoods League  Transportation and Land Use Coalition quot;Working together for a sustainable and socially just Bay Area.quot;  Water Education Foundation quot;Your resource for information about water resource issuesquot;  Source: UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies (http://www.igs.berkeley.edu/library/)  See also: California Institute of Public Affairs
  15. 15. Selected Web Resources : Conservation and Biodiversity  Land Use History of North America (USGS)  World Conservation Union (IUCN)  World Wildlife Fund (WWF)  TRAFFIC (wildlife trade monitoring network)  Forests Conservation Portal  Sierra Club
  16. 16. Selected Web Resources : Conservation and Biodiversity  The Nature Conservancy  Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth International  Environmental conservation organizations: A Directory
  17. 17. Selected Web Resources : Environmental Social Movements, Activism and Radical Environmentalism  Environmental Movement Timeline  Environmental Movement (Wikipedia entry)  Radical Environmentalism Bibliography  Some Icons: Greenpeace  Some Icons: Earth Liberation Front  Some Icons: Animal Liberation Front  Some Icons: Earth First
  18. 18. Selected Web Resources : Environmental Social Movements, Activism and Radical Environmentalism (cont’d)  Networks: Envirolink  Action – Reaction: Anti-Environmentalism Resources & Links  Environmental Justice and Environmental Racism: Bibliograp (through 2002)  Environmental Justice and Environmental Racism: Bibliograp (update yourself by going to EBSCOHost and search in Environment Index and GreenFILE)
  19. 19. Selected Web Resources : Humanities and Ecocriticism  Some Primordial Texts: ASLE Library of Environmental Writ  Some Recent Ecocriticism landmarks  Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASL  ASLE Introduction to Ecocriticism  ASLE Bibliographies
  20. 20. Stanford Library Resources  Branner Earth Sciences Library. Earth Systems/The Environment guide.  Terman Engineering Library. Civil and Environmental Engineering guide.  Environment Network, UNEP.NET from the United Nations Environment Programme  Environmental Engineering Abstracts (1990+)  Environmental Fate Database  Environmental Issues and Policy Index  Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management Databases
  21. 21. Stanford Library Resources (cont’d)  The National Journal (excellent for U.S. national environmental politics and inside-the-Beltway issues)  Policy File (best grey literature and research-in-progress site)  World Political Science Abstracts (WPSA)  EconLit (all fields of economics, including environmental economics)  Illumina cluster of 16 scientific and technical, but policy-relevant, abstracts databases on environmental topics  E&E Publishing: Environment & Energy Daily, Greenwire, E&E News, Climate Wire, Land Letter, etc.
  22. 22. Policy, Politics, Economics and QOL Dilemmas: A SF Weekly Report  Baggage! By Joe Eskenazi

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