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General References

  • Books

    The following books are related to this course and are available on the ITT TechVirtual Library:


    • Adams, W. M. Green Development: Environment and Sustainability in theSouth. NY: Routledge, 2001. 

    • Bocking, Stephen. Nature’s Experts: Science, Politics, and the Environment.Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004.

    • Cahill, Michael. Environment and Social Policy. New York: Routledge, 2001.

    • Committee on Programmatic Review of the U. S. Department of Energy'sOffice of Power Technologies. Renewable Power Pathways: A Review of theU. S. Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Programs. Washington DC:National Academies Press, 2000.

    • Kutting, Gabriela. Environment, Society and International Relations: TowardsMore Effective International Environmental Agreements. New York:Routledge, 2000. 

    • Leautier, Frannie. Cities in a Globalizing World: Governance, Performance,and Sustainability. Washington DC: World Bank, 2006.

    • National Research Council Staff. Envisioning the Agenda for Water ResourcesResearch in the Twenty-First Century. Washington DC: National Academies Press, 2001.

    • Sampson, Gary P. and Bradnee W. Charmers. Trade, Environment, and theMillennium. Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2001.Shapiro, Susan G. Environment and Our Global Community. NY:International Debate Education Association, 2005. 

  • Periodicals

    The following periodicals are related to this course and are available through theITT Tech Virtual Library:


    • Cunningham, Virginia L., Mary Buzby, Thomas Hutchinson, FrankMastrocco, Neil Parke, and Nicholas Roden. “Effects of HumanPharmaceuticals on Aquatic Life: Next Steps.” Environmental Science &Technology 40, no. 11

    • Dalton, Louisa. “Two Sides To CO2 Rise.” Chemical and EngineeringNews 82, no. 29 (July 19, 2004):

    • Dentener, F., D. Stevenson, K. Ellingsen, Noije T. Van, M. Schultz, M.Amann, C. Atherton, N. Bell, D. Bergmann, I. Bey, L. Bouwman, T.Butler, J. Cofala, B. Collins, J. Drevet, R. Doherty, B. Eickhout, H. Eskes,A. Fiore, and M. Gauss. “The Global Atmospheric Environment for theNext Generation.” Environmental Science & Technology 40, no. 11 (June1, 2006):

    • Gambini, Barbara. “Cultural Assumptions against Sustainability: AnInternational Survey.” Journal of Geography in Higher Education 30, no.2 (July 2006):

    • Herring, Horace. “Green Alternatives to Globalization: A Manifesto.”Organization and Environment 18, no. 4 (December 2005):

    • “Living With Nature.” Beijing Review 48, no. 28 (August 14, 2005): 4. 

    • Lewis, Alastair C., Nicola Carslaw, Philip J. Marriott, Russel M.Kinghorn, Paul Morrison, Andrew L. Lee, Keith D. Bartle, and Michael J.Pilling. “A Larger Pool of Ozone-Forming Carbon Compounds in UrbanAtmospheres.” Nature 405, no. 6788 (June 15, 2000):

    • “Meeting the Challenges of Globalization.” Journal of ChemicalEducation 83, no. 1 (January 2006):

    • Purdum, Traci. “Sustaining the Future.” Special Leadership Report.Industry Week/IW 254, no. 13 (December 2005):

    • Scheunpflug, Annette and Barbara Asbrand. “Global Education andEducation for Sustainability.” Environmental Education Research 12, no.1 (February 2006):
    • Shi, David. “Sustainability as a Strategic Initiative.Presidency 9, no. 1(Winter 2006):

    • Spooner, John. “Ecological Footprints.” Times Educational Supplementno. 4652, Special Section (September 16, 2005):

  • Other Resources

    Reference Resources>Environment

    •  National Library for the EnvironmentThe NLE Web site that provides access to CRS reports on environmentaltopics, news, and reference resources

    • OECD Environment DirectorateA forum provided by the Organization for Economic Co-operation andDevelopment for countries to share their experiences and to developpolicies that can address environmental problems in an effective andeconomically efficient way

    • US Environmental Protection AgencyA comprehensive environmental site offering news and researchinformation

All links to Web references outside of the ITT Tech Virtual Library are always subject to changewithout prior notice.