COMM 487/597 — Instructor: Prof. Werner Antweiler
  1. Environmental Management
    1. Environmental Management site at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    2. Environmental Management Tools for SMEs: A Handbook (1999). Even though a bit dated, this publication by the European Environment Agency is still a useful starting point to get an overview of ISO 14001 and environmental management systems.
  2. Economics, Law, and Policy
    1. OECD/EEA Database on Environmental Policy Instruments
    2. European Climate Exchange (ECX) - carbon trading in action
    3. Chicago Climate Exchange
    4. World Resources Institute
  3. Canadian Context
    1. Environment Canada
    2. National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE)
    3. Standards Council of Canada / Environment
    4. Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory
    5. British Columbia's Pacific Carbon Trust
  4. Popular business-oriented web sites about environmental issues
    1. - daily news on green business
    2. The Economist - articles on the environment; see also their section Green.view
    3. Green Inc. - A New York Times blog on Energy, the Environment and the Bottom Line
    4. Dot Earth - another New York Times blog, primarily on climate change issues
    5. - a web site with news, job ads, investor information, and business networking
  5. Climate Change
    1. State of the Climate Report 2009 by the U.S. Government National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center.
    2. Emma Duncan: "Getting Warmer - A special report on climate change and the carbon economy", The Economist , December 3, 2009
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