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National Library for the Environment
Type of Resource 43 Nontechnical Reports
Title Briefing Reports on Issues Related to Energy
Author Various
Affiliation Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Url http://www.cnie.org/nle/crseng.html
Peer Review Internal Review Process
Abstract Reports are produced as nonpartisan briefing documents for the U.S. Congress.

diamond.gif (870 bytes) Renewable Energy and Electricity Restructuring (7/20/99~4p.)

Renewable Energy: Tax Credit, Budget, and Electricity Restructuring Issues (12/9/99~16p.)
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve (10/18/99~11 p.~2 sec.)
Outer Continental Shelf: Oil and Gas Leasing and Revenue (10/15/99 ~ 8p.)
Magnetic Fusion: The DOE Fusion Energy Sciences Program (10/7/99~24p.)
Energy Efficiency: Budget, Climate Change, and Electricity Restructuring Issues (10/6/99~15p. in 3 sections)
Nuclear Energy Policy (10/4/99~13 p.~2 sec.)
Electricity: The Road Toward Restructuring (10/1/99~13p.)
diamond.gif (870 bytes) Electricity Restructuring and Air Quality: Comparison of Proposed Legislation (9/28/99~4p.)
Automobile and Light Truck Fuel Economy: Is CAFE Up to Standards? (9/17/99~8 p.)
diamond.gif (870 bytes) Department of Energy: Programs and Reorganization Proposals (9/17/99~32p.) diamond.gif (870 bytes) 160 KB
diamond.gif (870 bytes) Global Climate Change: Lowering Cost Estimates through Emissions Trading - Some Dynamics and Pitfalls (8/20/99~2p.)
diamond.gif (870 bytes) Electric Power and the Year 2000 Computer Problem (8/10/99~6p.)
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: A Fact Sheet (8/3/99~2 p.)
diamond.gif (870 bytes) Renewable Energy and Electricity Restructuring (7/20/99~4p.)
Electricity Restructuring: The Implications for Air Quality (7/16/99~40 p.)
Electricity Restructuring: Comparison of H.R. 667 and S. 516 (6/16/99~7p.)
Renewable Energy: Key to Sustainable Energy Supply (5/27/99~10p.)
Sulfur in Gasoline(5/20/99~6p.)
Renewable Energy: DOE's Funding and Markets for Wind Energy and Solar Cell Technologies (5/14/99~12 p. in 2 sections)
Electricity Restructuring Bills: A Comparison of PURPA Provisions (4/7/99~5p.)
Electricity: The Road Toward Restructuring (2/23/99~13p.)
Appropriations for FY2000: Energy and Water Development (2/16/99~16p.)
Methane Hydrates: Energy Prospect or Natural Hazard? (2/8/99 ~ 3p.)
Amtrak and Energy Conservation: Background and Selected Public Policy Issues (1/19/99 ~ 4p.)
Restructuring DOE and Its Laboratories: Issues in the 105th Congress (1/14/99 ~ 14p. in 2 sections)
Electric Utility Restructuring: Overview of Basic Policy Questions (1/7/99 ~ 25p.)
Electricity Restructuring Background: Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA) (1/7/99 ~ 5p.)
Renewable Energy: Key to Sustainable Energy Supply (12/31/98 ~ 10p.)
Energy Efficiency: Key to Sustainable Energy Use? (11/27/98~12 p. in 2 sections)
Department of Energy FY1999 Research and Development Budget: Description and Analysis (11/23/98~26 p.in 4 sections)
Electricity: The Road Toward Restructuring (10/28/98~13 p.~2 sec.)
The Department of Energy's Tritium Production Program (9/10/98~12 p.)
Magnetic Fusion: The DOE Fusion Energy Sciences Program (8/3/98~24 p.)
Civilian Nuclear Waste Disposal (7/24/98~16 p.)
Electric Restructuring: Comparison of S.1401, H.R. 655, H.R. 1230, S.722, and H.R. 1960 (7/16/98~11 p.)
Alcohol Fuels Tax Incentives: Current Law and Proposed Changes (5/7/98~5p.)
Electric Utility Restructuring: Implications for Electricity R&D (3/31/98~6 p.)
Department of Energy: Fossil Energy Programs (1/98~42 p. in 4 sections.)
Renewable Energy: Key to Sustainable Energy Supply (1/7/1998 ~10 p.)
The Department of Energy FY1998 Research and Development Budget and Issues (12/3/97 ~ 14 p.)
Power Marketing Administrations: Reassessing the Federal Role (10/15/97 ~12 p.)
Gasoline Excise Tax--Historical Revenues: Fact Sheet (9/16/97 ~ 2 p.)
The Department of Energy's FY1998 Budget (9/9/97 ~ 12 p.)
Nitrogen Oxides and Electric Utilities: Revising the NSPS (7/25/97~6p.)
Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel (3/27/97 ~ 15 p.)
Privatizing the United States Enrichment Corporation (1/21/97 ~ 11 p.)
The Department of Energy's FY1997 Budget (12/3/96 ~ 12 p.)
Fossil Energy Research and Development: Whither Coal? (11/20/96 ~ 11 p.)
Energy and Water Development: Appropriations for FY1997 (10/8/96 ~ p.)
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (9/5/96 ~ 15 p.)
World Solar Summit: Launching The World Renewable Energy Program (8/1/96~13p. 2 sections)
The Convention on Nuclear Safety: A Fact Sheet (5/16/96 ~ 2 p.)
EURATOM and the United States: Renewing the Agreement for Nuclear Cooperation (4/26/96 ~ 9 p.)
The Naval Petroleum Reserves: Proposed Sale and Issues (3/14/96 ~ p.)
Alternative Transportation Fuels and Clean Gasoline: Background and Regulatory Issues (1/17/96 ~ 14 p.)
World Oil Production After Year 2000: Business as Usual or Crisis? (8/18/95 ~ 16 p.)
Implementation of the Reformulated Gasoline Program (8/1/95 ~ 25 p.)
West Coast Oil Exports (7/31/95 ~ 7 p.)
Hydrogen: Technology and Policy (4/28/95 ~ 18 p.)
Tax Incentives for Alcohol Fuels (2/9/95 ~ 6 p.)
DOE Environmental Technology Development - A Fact Sheet (3/11/94 ~ 2 p.)
High-Level Nuclear Waste Disposal - A Fact Sheet (11/4/93 ~ 2 p.)
Implementing SO2 Allowance Trading: Implications of Transaction Costs and Taxes (3/12/93 ~ 7 p.)


Type of Resource Article
Title Population and Wildlife
Author National Wildlife Federation Population and Environment Program
Affiliation National Wildlife Federation
Url http://www.nwf.org/international/pop/wildlife.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Article about population and wildlife.

Type of Resource Report
Title Forests and Land Cover
Author World Resources Institute
Affiliation World Resources Institute
Url http://www.wri.org/wri/wr-96-97/lc_txt1.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract This is chapter 9 of the 1996/7 report World Resources, a primary reference volume on global environmental and natural resource conditions and trends for the United Nations, World Bank, and related international organizations. Related data tables are available in adobe format at http://www.wri.org/wri/wr-96-97/wr96dtlc.pdf

Type of Resource Map
Title Areas of Concern for Soil Degradation
Author International Soil Reference and Information Centre
Affiliation International Soil Reference and Information Centre
Url http://www.wri.org/wri/enved/trends/soi-5a.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract The issue of soil conservation is discussed.

Type of Resource Graph
Title Causes of Soil Degradation
Author International Soil Reference and Information Centre
Affiliation International Soil Reference and Information Centre
Url http://www.wri.org/wri/enved/trends/soi-5b.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Figure and statement about the causes of soil degradation.

Type of Resource Article
Title Study Finds Worldwide Soil Erosion Costly
Author 2020 VISION News & Views, February 1995
Affiliation International Food Policy Research Institute
Url http://www.cgiar.org/ifpri/2020/newslet/nv_0295/nv_0295d.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract "The most comprehensive study to date on the costs of soil erosion, David Pimentel and his colleagues at Cornell University report in a recent issue of Science magazine that soil erosion causes up to US$400 billion in damage worldwide. According to the study, "In many parts of the world, where irrigation is not possible or fertilizers are too costly, the price of erosion is paid in reduced food production."

Type of Resource Technical Report (pdf format)
Title Population and Deforestation in Costa Rica
Author Luis Rosero-Bixby and Alberto Palloni.
Affiliation Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Url http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cde/cdewp/96-19.pdf
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract "The paper addresses a central debate in research and policy on population and environment, namely the extent to which rapid population growth is associated with the massive deforestation underway in the tropics."

Type of Resource Report Summary
Title World Without End: Economics, Environment, and Sustainable Development: A Summary
Author David W. Pearce and Jeremy J. Warford
Affiliation World Bank
Url http://www.worldbank.org/html/extpb/reports/worldEnd.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract A lengthy summary of a World Bank report. Addresses the economics of issues such as [1] Sustainable Development, [2] Resource Degradation: Causes and Policy Response, and [3]International Environmental Issues.

Type of Resource Journal
Title Aridlands Newsletter
Author Editor Katherine Waser
Affiliation The Office of Arid Lands Studies: University of Arizona
Url http://ag.arizona.edu/OALS/ALN/ALNHome.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract This is the home page of the Newsletter Arid Lands. The full text of each Newsletter is available. "The purpose of The Arid Lands Newsletter is to explore events and issues of interest to arid lands researchers, resource managers, and policy makers." which sometimes touches upon population issues.

Type of Resource Report
Title Population Change-Natural Resources-Environment Linkages in Central and South Asia
Author Alain Marcoux
Affiliation Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations (UN)
Url http://www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/SUSTDEV/WPdirect/WPan0011.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract

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