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Globalization - Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

This guide will provide access to materials on interdisciplinary issues of globalization. Also look here for links to course web pages for Global Cities and Migration.

E-Reference Sources

Green Energy (SAGE)
Provides an "overview of the social and environmental diminentions of our energy system, and the key organizations, policy tools, and technology tools that can help shape a green energy economy."

Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change  (SAGE)
Brings together multiple global warming issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems and policies.

Library One Search

Find most ASU Library's books, articles from newspapers, journals, magazines and more – with just one search!

ex: solar energy "developing countries"    geothermal energy india


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Research Databases

Full text database of selected independent newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative press. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives on local, national, and international issues.

Environment Complete
This source "offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more."


International Renewable Energy Agency
IRENA is dedicated to renewable energy and the site includes country energy profiles and other publications on developing countries and alternative energies.

World Renewable Energy Network/Congress
"Established in 1992, WREN is one of the most effective organizations in supporting and enhancing the utilisation and implementation of renewable energy sources that are both environmentally safe and economically sustainable."

Organizations Engaged in Renewable Energy
"An extensive directory of organizations, including market facilitation organizations, international networks and partnerships, government and intergovernmental agencies, research centers, and university programs."

World Environmental Organization
List of 100 alternative energy web sites.

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