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A. Government links — General

• Federal government sites

• Provincial government sites

• US and International sites

 

US and international sites

California Air Resources Board www.arb.ca.gov

us Environment Protection Agency (environmental news; programs; topics, e.g., air, cleanup, economics and ecosystems, environmental management; human health; pollution prevention actions; research; publications; laws and regulations; law enforcement, etc.) www.epa.gov

— Also, epa has developed a Green Communities Assistance Kit, a step-by-step guide for planning and implementing sustainability at the community level. www.epa.gov/region03/greenkit/index.html

Commission for Environmental Co-operation was created under the so-called "environmental side agreement" to nafta. The cec conducts and publishes research on environmental issues in the North American context. It also provides project funding to ngos, and is a vehicle through which citizens can bring complaints about the non-enforcement of environmental laws by member countries (us, Canada, and Mexico). www.cec.org/infobases/law/index.cfm?format=2&lan=english

United Nations Development Programme (Sustainable Human Development) is a un program aimed at helping countries in achieving sustainable human development the following areas: poverty eradication; employment creation and sustainable livelihoods; the empowerment of women; and the protection and regeneration of the environment. www.undp.org

United Nations Environment Programme has a mission "to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing and enabling nations and people to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations." www.unep.org

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a body established by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme. ipcc assesses the scientific, technical, and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change. www.ipcc.ch