Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • The Atlas of Climate Change, QC981.8.C5D69 2011
  • Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, QC854.E523 2011
  • The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology, QC981.8.G56J638 2009
  • The Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change, QC981.8.G56E47 2012
  • The Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate Change, QC854.E5258 2010

 

Online Sources:

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
A government website supported by the U.S. Dept. of Energy. The site features data and information relating to global climate change.

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Reports on global climate change.

Climate Change: an Encyclopedia of Science and History 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
An encyclopedia published by ABC-CLIO.

Climate.gov
NOAA's climate web portal accesses climate data and publications like Climate Watch Magazine and assessment reports from a variety of U.S. and international agencies.

Climate Change Primer
Aggregated information and additional resources on main issues pertaining to climate change from the Woods Hole Research Center.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

Electronic Green Journal
This peer-reviewed open access journal is published by the UCLA Library.

Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E Publishing) 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets.  E&E publishes Environment & Energy DailyEnergyWireGreenWire, and ClimateWire.

GreenFILE 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only

An index to magazines and journals in environmental studies.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Scientific, technical and socioeconomic information relating to climate change. Reports available in Arabic, French, Spanish and Russian.

International Energy Agency: Climate Change
A website of the International Energy Agency (IEA) with links to documents.

OECD iLibrary 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development includes statistics, books and periodicals.

The Ozone Secretariat
The website of the UNEP's Ozone Secretariat has links to treaties and documents. Also current status of ratification of treaties.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

Sage Journals 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A collection of over 400 academic journals in the fields of education, management, political science, psychology, sociology, research methods, medicine and science.

Science Online 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Science news and research including full text of Science Magazine dating from 1997.

ScienceDirect 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of full text electronic journals from Elsevier with archive dating from 2008.  ScienceDirect features a broad selection of journals in the environmental and conservation sciences.

Scientific American 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Full text with archive dating from 1993.

Taylor & Francis Online: Social Science/Humanities  
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A package of over 1000 journals published by Taylor & Francis. Full text with archives dating from 1997.

UNEP: Climate Change
Reports and studies of the United Nations Environment Programme including full text of Global Environment Outlook 3.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Text of the Kyoto Protocol and other official documents of the FCCC. Document are also available in Spanish and French on the website. Link to the Greenhouse Gas Inventory Database.

United States Global Change Research Program
The website of the USGCRP presents research on global environmental change.

World Bank E-Library 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
All current and recent World Bank publications are available here in PDF format.

World Resources Institute
A website of the World Resources Institute with research publications and data relating to climate, energy, food, forests, water and cities.

Yale Environment 360
An online magazine focusing on global environmental issues published by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Yale Project on Climate Change Communication
A research center that focuses on climate change education. Their site provides access to research articles and reports.