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International Environmental Policy, Gov 2615, ENVS 2308: Home

 

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  • Databases under "Environmental Studies", including Environment Complete

Evaluation

Use the best, most appropriate, source(s) for the information that you want to convey in your environmental policy brief. For each of the discussions (1)-(4) in your brief on sea level rise, which of the three articles might be appropriate to use (or not)? Why? Can you imagine other types of sources to use?

  1. an objective presentation of the scientific evidence
    1. "Future Flood Frequency Under Sea-Level Rise Scenarios", published in Journal of Coastal Research
    2. "Where the Waters Are Rising", published in Time
    3. "Sea Level Rise, Storm Risk, Denial, and the Future of Coastal Cities", published in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  2. an objective discussion of the severity of the problem
    1. "Future Flood Frequency Under Sea-Level Rise Scenarios", published in Journal of Coastal Research
    2. "Where the Waters Are Rising", published in Time
    3. "Sea Level Rise, Storm Risk, Denial, and the Future of Coastal Cities", published in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  3. an objective discussion of several policies that might improve the environmental or social situations
    1. "Future Flood Frequency Under Sea-Level Rise Scenarios", published in Journal of Coastal Research
    2. "Where the Waters Are Rising", published in Time
    3. "Sea Level Rise, Storm Risk, Denial, and the Future of Coastal Cities", published in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  4. a persuasive defense of particular policy
    1. "Future Flood Frequency Under Sea-Level Rise Scenarios", published in Journal of Coastal Research
    2. "Where the Waters Are Rising", published in Time
    3. "Sea Level Rise, Storm Risk, Denial, and the Future of Coastal Cities", published in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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Treaties and international agreements

  • use to find sources having citations to relevant agreements
    • Databases under "Environmental Studies", including Environment Complete
    • PAIS Index
  • United Nations Treaty Collection
  • LexisNexis (US Treaties in Force, US Treaties)

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