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New Library collections in Environmental Studies

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Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E)
Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) is a “leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets.” Included publications are EnergyWireClimateWireEnvironment and Energy Daily (E&E Daily), GreenwireE&E News, ETV, and E&E Reports.

Environmental Justice
A journal exploring the equitable treatment of all people, especially minority and low-income populations, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.

GREENR Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
A site for research on sustainability and the environment. News, video, interactive maps, and original documents covering energy systems, healthcare, food and others.

Nature Climate Change (2007 – current)
Dedicated to research on the impacts of global climate change and its implications for the economy, policy and the world at large.

Capitalism Nature Socialism (new research journal available)

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Capitalism Nature Socialism is now available from 1997 through the current issue.

From its website:

CNS is a journal of ecosocialism. We welcome submissions on red-green politics and the anti-globalization movement; environmental history; workplace labor struggles; land/community struggles; political economy of ecology; and other themes in political ecology… labor, feminist, and environmental movements, and theories of political ecology and radical democracy…”

Browse Capitalism Nature Socialism and set up an email alert to be notified when new issues are published. Capitalism Nature Socialism is also available via Summon (go/Summon) and the Journals A-Z list.

Solar Decathlon Team Says “Come On In!”

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On Tuesday, August 9, Middlebury’s Solar Decathlon team officially welcomed visitors to tour the nearly finished home before it’s disassembled and trucked to Washington for the start of the U.S. Department of Energy competition on September 23.

For more than two hours on a slightly cloudy afternoon, a swarm of curious folks crowded the small but beautifully efficient dwelling, and everyone walked away with a smile. “It’s exactly the kind of house I’ve always wanted,” said one woman, as she scanned the central space that includes the kitchen, dining area, living room and workspace. Another young couple paused as they were leaving to ask one of the team members, clad in their signature yellow t-shirts, if they could come back and move in tomorrow.

Take a look at the following photos for a glimpse of what this group hopes will set the standard for many homes to come. And stay tuned to their web site for more news and updates!

Deck entrance

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