Environmental Studies

Includes links to environmental agencies and current event resources

Agencies

Department of Energy - Climate Change Research Division
Describes current research projects focused on climate change as well as other environmental research projects under the Department of Energy.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Contains news, charts and data affecting U.S. waters and skies

NSIDC Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis
The National Snow and Ice Data Center provides this website for year-round monthly updates on Arctic sea ice conditions.

World Meteorological Association
A specialized agency of the United Nations for meteorology, operational hydrology and related geophysical sciences.

News

Earth Observatory
News and images on important environmental issues from NASA.

EarthTrends
Data tables, country profiles, maps, and articles from the World Resources Institute.

Earthweek
A weekly summary of natural phenomenon and man-made events affecting the environment.

Environmental News Network
Current news on a variety of environmental topics.

Environmental Research Web
Part of the Institute of Physics Publishing's open-access community. Registration is free, but you will need to register to access the full-text of most of the articles. The content focuses on current research and controversial topics written by specialists, and contain links to related web sources and open access articles.