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Climate change and environmental policy

Collected by: Stanford University, Social Sciences Resource Group

Archived since: May, 2008

Description:

This is a collection of Intergovernmental and Non-governmental Organizations (IGOs and NGOs) that focus on the environmental policy of climate change and global warming. We're extremely interested -- for purely academic reasons -- in how this collection is being used and would be grateful if users would share that information with us. Please email James Jacobs, Government Information Librarian, at jrjacobs AT stanford DOT edu. User privacy is extremely important so of course any stories and personal information will be kept strictly confidential.

Subject:   Society & Culture Government Science & Health Global warming Environmental quality--United States Environmental sciences Environmental protection--United States Environmental protection United Nations Environmental policy Climatic changes Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric

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Title: The World Bank--Climate Change

URL: http://beta.worldbank.org/climatechange/

Description: World Bank Web site that contains information on the bank's policies and activities regarding climate change.

Captured 5 times between Jul 24, 2010 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   World Bank Climatic changes--Economic aspects Climatic changes

Title: European Commission--environment

URL: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/index_en.htm

Description: Portion of the European Commission's web site devoted to environmental issues.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 3069 Videos Captured

Subject:   Environmental policy--European Union countries European Union countries--Environmental conditions

Title: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

URL: http://ioc-unesco.org/

Description: Web site of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. The commission promotes international cooperation in researching and protecting the world's oceans.

Captured 3 times between Jan 13, 2009 and May 27, 2011

Videos: 1 Videos Captured

Subject:   Oceanography Marine resources conservation

Title: Convention on Biological Diversity

URL: http://www.cbd.int/

Description: Web site devoted to the Convention on Biological Diversity, an international treaty to maintain the Earth's biological diversity. Contains information on various programs to preserve biodiversity.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 304 Videos Captured

Subject:   Convention on Biological Diversity (1992) Biodiversity conservation

Title: Welcome to the Climate Action Network

URL: http://www.climatenetwork.org/

Description: Web site of the Climate Action Network (CAN). Can is a worldwide network of roughly 500 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 5 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes

Title: Environmental Defense Fund : finding the ways that work

URL: http://www.edf.org/

Description: Web site of the Environmental Defense Fund. The EDF works to create solutions to urgent environmental problems.

Captured 14 times between Jul 18, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 8 Videos Captured

Subject:   Environmental protection--United States Environmental protection

Title: Climate change --U.S. EPA

URL: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/

Description: Portion of the Web site of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that is devoted to climate change.

Captured 14 times between Jul 18, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 4 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes

Title: Climate change, FAO

URL: http://www.fao.org/clim/

Description: Portion of the Food and Agriculture Organization's website. Contains information on the FAO's activities related to climate change, agriculture, food security, and rural development.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 1167 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes Agriculture--Environmental aspects Food security--Environmental aspects Crops and climate Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Title: In depth--Global Environment Facility

URL: http://www.gefweb.org/

Description: Web site of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)which was founded in 1991 and unites 182 member governments — in partnership with international institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector — to address global environmental issues. The GEF provides grants to developing countries and countries with economies in transition for projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer, and persistent organic pollutants.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 19 Videos Captured

Subject:   Environmental protection Environmental policy--International cooperation Environmental policy--Developing countries Global Environment Facility

Title: United States Global Change Research Program. Publications and assessment reports

URL: http://www.globalchange.gov/publications/

Description: Publications page from the Web site of the U.S. Global Change Research Progam. The USGCRP coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society.

Captured 9 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Nov 11, 2012

Subject:   Climatic changes Global environmental change

Title: International Energy Agency--climate change

URL: http://www.iea.org/Textbase/subjectqueries/keyresult.asp?KEYWORD_ID=4106

Description: Part of the web site of the International Energy Agency. The IEA provides analyses on the energy dimension of climate change and the energy implications of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol. Areas of expertise include emissions trading, the links between energy security and climate policy goals, and the effects of policy uncertainty on investment, and sectoral approaches to emission reductions.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 16 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes Climatic changes--Government policy Energy policy--Environmental aspects

Title: IGBP--International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

URL: http://www.igbp.net/

Description: Web site of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP). The IGBP is a research program that studies the phenomenon of Global Change. IGBP studies the interactions between biological, chemical, and physical processes and interactions with human systems and collaborates with other programs to develop and impart the understanding necessary to respond to global change.

Captured 8 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Nov 11, 2012

Subject:   Climatic changes Global environmental change Human ecology Nature--Effect of human beings on

Title: Climate change, International Institute for Environment and Development

URL: http://www.iied.org/CC/index.html

Description: Portion of the International Institute for Environment and Development's web site devoted to climate change. The IIED's works on the impact of climate change on the poor in developing countries.

Captured 13 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 25 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes--Environmental aspects--Developing countries Climatic changes--Economic aspects--Developing countries Economic development--Environmental aspects--Developing countries Poverty--Environmental aspects International Institute for Environment and Development

Title: Climate change | International Institute for Environment and Development

URL: http://www.iied.org/climate-change

Description: Founded in 1971 by economist Barbara Ward, who forged the concept and cause of sustainable development, we work with partners on five continents. We build bridges between policy and practice, rich and poor communities, the government and private sector, and across diverse interest groups. We contribute to many international policy processes and frameworks, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and the UN conventions on climate change and biological diversity.

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Subject:   Sustainable development Environmental policy--International cooperation Environmental policy--Developing countries Climatic changes--International cooperation

Title: IODE--home

URL: http://www.iode.org/

Description: Web site of the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. The progam's purpose is to enhance marine research, exploitation and development, by facilitating the exchange of oceanographic data and information between participating member states, and by meeting the needs of users for data and information products.

Captured 3 times between Jan 13, 2009 and May 27, 2011

Videos: 36 Videos Captured

Subject:   Oceanography

Title: IPCC--Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

URL: http://www.ipcc.ch/

Description: Web site of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The IPCC is an intergovernmental body for the assessment of climate change, established by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences. The IPCC is a scientific body and reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant to the understanding of climate change.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes--Research Climatic changes--Environmental aspects Climatic changes--Economic aspects Climatic changes--Social aspects

Title: IUCN--home

URL: http://www.iucn.org/index.cfm

Description: Web site of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The IUCN is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. It works on finding solutions to pressing environmental and development challenges.

Captured 11 times between Jan 13, 2009 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 243 Videos Captured

Subject:   Environmental protection Nature conservation Conservation of natural resources Sustainable development

Title: NRDC : global warming

URL: http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/Default.asp

Description: Portion of the Web site of the Natural Resources Defense Council that is devoted to the issue of global warming.

Captured 14 times between Jul 18, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 7 Videos Captured

Subject:   Global warming Climatic changes

Title: Climate change : Resource for the Future

URL: http://www.rff.org/Climate.cfm

Description: Section of the Web site of Resources for the Future. Resources for the Future is an organization that is working on developing and understanding cost-effective strategies to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Captured 13 times between Jul 18, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes Greenhouse gas mitigation Climatic changes--Government policy

URL: http://www.rff.org/Research_Topics/Pages/Climate.aspx

Description: Section of the Web site of Resources for the Future. Resources for the Future is an organization that is working on developing and understanding cost-effective strategies to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

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Subject:   Climatic changes Greenhouse gas mitigation Climatic changes--Government policy

Title: Global warming--Union of Concerned Scientists

URL: http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/

Description: Portion of the Web site of the Union of Concerned Scientist that deals with global warming and climate change.

Captured 14 times between Jul 18, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Subject:   Global warming Climatic changes

Title: Gateway to the UN System's work on climate change

URL: http://www.un.org/climatechange/

Description: Web site devoted to the UN's efforts on the issue of climate change.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 108 Videos Captured

Subject:   United Nations Climatic changes--Government policy Environmental policy--International cooperation

Title: UNCCD--United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

URL: http://www.unccd.int/

Description: Web site on the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. Contains information on various programs to reverse desertification.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 56 Videos Captured

Subject:   Environmental policy Convention on Desertification (1994) Desertification--Control

Title: Climate change--UNDP

URL: http://www.undp.org/climatechange/

Description: This is a part of the Web site of the United Nations Development Programme. It contains information UNDP's work on climate change.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 74 Videos Captured

Subject:   Environmental policy Climatic changes

Title: UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre

URL: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/

Description: Web site of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre of the United Nations Environmental Programme. The center analyzes and disseminates information about global biodiversity and provides authoritative and timely information for conventions, countries, organizations, and companies to use in the development and implementation of their policies and decisions.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 44 Videos Captured

Subject:   Nature conservation Biodiversity conservation

Title: UNEP--climate change

URL: http://www.unep.org/Themes/climatechange/

Description: Portion of the United Nations Environment Programme's web site devoted to climate change. Contains information on the UNEP's efforts and policies regarding climate change.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 321 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes Environmental policy--International cooperation United Nations Environment Programme

Title: UNEP Climate Neutral Network

URL: http://www.unep.org/climateneutral/

Description: The web site of the UNEP Climate Neutral Network. The network is an initiative to promote climate neutrality and the reduction of emissions.

Captured 6 times between Jan 24, 2011 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 185 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes--International cooperation Global warming--International cooperation UNEP Climate Neutral Network Greenhouse gas mitigation--International cooperation

Title: WHO, climate change and human health

URL: http://www.who.int/globalchange/en/

Description: Section of the World Health Organization's web site devoted to the health risks associated with climate change and global warming.

Captured 7 times between Jul 24, 2010 and Nov 11, 2012

Subject:   Climatic changes--Health aspects Global warming--Health aspects Environmental health World Health Organization

Title: World Climate Research Program

URL: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/wcrp/wcrp-index.html

Description: Web site of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). The two main goals of the WCRP are to determine the predictability of climate and to determine the effect of human activities on climate.

Captured 6 times between Jan 24, 2011 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 2 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes--Research Climatic changes--Effect of human beings on Climatology Weather forecasting--Research

Title: The World Bank--climate change

URL: http://www.worldbank.org/climatechange

Description: Portion of the World Bank's web site. Contains information on the World Bank's activities regarding the issue of climate change.

Captured 15 times between May 10, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 11 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes World Bank

URL: http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/climatechange

Description: Portion of the World Bank's web site. Contains information on the World Bank's activities regarding the issue of climate change.

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Title: Climate, energy & transport : World Resources Institute

URL: http://www.wri.org/climate

Description: The portion of the World Resources Institute's Web site devoted to the issue of climate change. The WRI aims to develop international agreements and US policies to protect the climate system, to foster investment in climate-friendly energy and transportation technologies, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Captured 14 times between Jul 18, 2008 and Nov 11, 2012

Videos: 12 Videos Captured

Subject:   Climatic changes Renewable energy sources Enivoronmental policy Energy policy Greenhouse gas mitigation Transportation--Environmental aspects

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