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POL 327 Global Green Politics: Foreign and International Governments

POL 327 Global Green Politics

U.S., Foreign, and International Governments

Selected U.S., Foreign, and International Government Organization Environmental Agencies

Access UN (Purdue Users Only)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dakota Access Pipeline

Feb. 7, 2017 Army announcement of action on Dakota Access Pipeline

Australia Dept. of Environment & Energy

Watch  (starting at 2:06) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull denounce energy shortages in the state of South Australia due to renewable energy policies of that state's Labour Party Government on February 9, 2017.  See Hansard pp. 529-531 for February 9, 2017) The 41 degrees Celsius referenced in Turnbull's comments is nearly 106 degrees Fahrenheit.

John Bates (Former National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Scientists  February 4, 2017 posting critical of NOAA climate data archiving practices. Climate Etc. blog hosted by retired Georgia Tech University climate scientist Judith Curry which is critical of many aspects of the climate science debate.

U.S. Census Bureau Business & Industry Statistics
See North American Industrial Classification Statistics (NAICS) Code 54162 for Environmental Consulting Services

China Ministry of Environmental Protection

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

Environment & Climate Change Canada

EPA Climate Change

EPA Planning, Budget, & Results

European Environment Agency

Federal Register (U.S. Govt. publication listing proposed federal agency regulations, newly adopted federal agency regulations, presidential executive orders, and announcements of federal agency meetings.)  (Comment on proposed federal regulations.)  The complete text of federal regulations agencies use to enforce laws can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) broken into 50 different titles or subject areas.  Most environmental regulations are in Title 40.

Feb. 28, 2017  Executive Order 13778 repealing Waters of the United States rule.
Presidential Proclamation 9681 Dec. 4, 2017 Modifying Bears Ear National Monument

Executive Order 13795-Implementing an America First Offshore Energy Strategy

Interior Dept.-Bureau of Ocean Energy Management-Developing a New National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Program-Seeking public comments by March 9, 2018

Foreign Governments (Courtesy-Purdue Libraries)

Germany Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building, & Nuclear Safety
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Government Gazettes Online (Courtesy-University of Michigan Libraries)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

International Energy Agency

Japan Ministry of the Environment

United Kingdom Dept. for the Environment, Food, & Rural Affairs
United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations principal environmental policymaking organization.)
United Nations Treaty Collection
EPA Ecycling Resources
U.S. Energy Information Administration International Energy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service CITES Activities
U.S. Geological Survey Foreign Countries Mineral Information

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Green Technologies & Practices  
(Ends 2013)

U.S. Labor Dept. Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Keystone XL Pipeline Project (Dept. of State documents covering proposed construction of 1,700 mile pipeline to transport crude oil from Alberta, Canada to Oklahoma & Texas delivery points.)

Jan. 24, 2017 Presidential Memorandum on Keystone Pipeline Construction

Additional Feb. 10, 2017 Keystone Document
NOAA Fisheries Office of International Affairs

Senate Foreign Relations Committee January 11, 1017 confirmation hearing on Rex Tillerson nomination, this committee's January 23, 2017 vote, and January 30, 2017 Congressional Record debate and vote.(See pp. S465-S469)  CSPAN webcast of this debate. Begins approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes into this webcast.  Office of Government Ethics Ethics Agreement and Form 278 Public Financial Disclosure


State Dept. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor (Produces annual reports on country human rights and religious freedom conditions)

State Dept. Office to Monitor & Combat Trafficking in Persons

U.S. Congress House Committee on Energy & Commerce (Has an environmental subcommittee.  Rep. Larry Buschon (R-IN) is a member of this committee.)

U.S. Congress Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works  

Jan. 18, 2017 hearing on Scott Pruitt nomination to be EPA Administrator. (Draft transcript) Office of Government Ethics Scott Pruitt Ethics Agreement and Form 278 Public Financial Disclosure. 

Pruitt's responses to post-hearing questions by Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Democrats.

January 17, 2017 nomination hearing of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior.

Congressional Budget Office legislative cost estimates.  Legislation reported by congressional committees require cost estimates by this congressional support agency.

GovInfo (Provides access to U.S. Government legal, legislative, and regulatory information resources including the Code of Federal Regulations.

Professor Bert Chapman
Government Information, Political Science, & Economics Librarian

Subject Specialist