EPIBuilding a Sustainable Future
Links
May 14, 2008

Plan B has many components and depends on work in a variety of sectors. Though not an exhaustive list, the links on this page may lead you to resources illustrating integral pieces of a Plan B economy.

For additional resources, please see the links and references cited to the right of each of our Plan B Updates

EPI does not maintain these external websites and cannot guarantee the accuracy of any materials posted on them.

Please note that clicking on any of these links will open that site in a new browser window so that you may easily remain on the EPI site.



Agriculture and Soils  |  Biodiversity  |  Climate  |  Economics and Institutions | Energy  
Fish  |  Forests  |  Health  |  Population  |  Sustainability  |  Transportation  |  Water



Agriculture and Soils

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
http://www.cgiar.org

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
http://www.fao.org

International Food Policy Research Institute
http://www.ifpri.org

U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification
http://www.unccd.int

U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://www.usda.gov

U.S. National Agricultural Library
http://www.nal.usda.gov/

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity Hotspots
http://www.biodiversityhotspots.org

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
http://www.cites.org

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
http://www.iucnredlist.org

National Invasive Species Council
http://www.invasivespecies.gov

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Climate

Climate Ark: Climate Change and Global Warming Portal
http://www.climateark.org

Climate Progress
http://climateprogress.org

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
http://www.ipcc.ch

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies: Surface Temperature Analysis
http://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp

Trends Online: A Compendium of Data on Global Change
http://cdiac.esd.ornl.gov/trends/trends.htm

U.K. National Met Office Climate Change Centre
http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/climatechange

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change
http://unfccc.int

U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
http://www.noaa.gov

U.S. Global Change Research Information Office
http://gcrio.org


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Economics and Institutions

Carbon Tax Center
http://www.carbontax.org

World Economic Outlook Database
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo

World Bank Data and Statistics
http://www.worldbank.org/data

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Energy

Alliance to Save Energy
http://ase.org

American Wind Energy Association
http://www.awea.org

BP Statistical Review of World Energy
http://www.bp.com

Coal Moratorium Now
http://cmnow.org

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
http://www.dsireusa.org

Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Efficiency
http://www.edisonfoundation.net/iee

Energy [Re]volution
http://www.energyblueprint.info

European Photovoltaic Industry Association
http://www.epia.org

Geothermal Energy Association
http://www.geo-energy.org

Global Wind Energy Council
http://www.gwec.net

International Energy Agency
http://www.iea.org

International Energy Agency Solar Heating and Cooling Programme
http://www.iea-shc.org

International Geothermal Association
http://www.geothermal-energy.org

McKinsey and Company Climate Change Special Initiative
http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/ccsi

Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)
http://www.ren21.net

Renewable Energy World
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com

Rocky Mountain Institute
http://www.rmi.org

Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign
http://www.sierraclub.org/coal

U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration
http://www.eia.doe.gov

U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
http://www.nrel.gov

Wind Turbines.net
http://www.windturbines.net


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Fish

Blue Ocean Institute
http://www.blueocean.org

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
http://www.fao.org/fishery

Marine Stewardship Council
http://www.msc.org

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org

OneFish Fisheries Research Portal
http://www.onefish.org

SeaWeb Oceans Information
http://www.seaweb.org

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Forests

FAO Forestry Department
http://www.fao.org/forestry

United Nations Environment Programme Billion Tree Campaign
http://www.unep.org/billiontreecampaign

                                                                                                                                                                           
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Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov

Global Polio Eradication Initiative
http://www.polioeradication.org

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
http://www.unaids.org

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int

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Population

Population Action International
http://www.populationaction.org

Population Connection
http://www.populationconnection.org/site/PageServer

Population Matters
http://populationmatters.org

Population Media Center
http://www.populationmedia.org

Population Reference Bureau
http://www.prb.org

U.N. Population Fund
http://www.unfpa.org

U.N. Population Information Network
http://www.un.org/popin

U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base
http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb

34 Million Friends
http://www.34millionfriends.org

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Sustainability

Earth Institute at Columbia University
http://www.earth.columbia.edu

EcoCity Builders
http://www.ecocitybuilders.org

Ethical Markets
http://www.ethicalmarkets.com

"Home" Documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.
http://www.home-2009.com

Science and Development Network
http://www.scidev.net

State of the World Forum
http://www.worldforum.org

SustainableBusiness.com
http://www.sustainablebusiness.com

U.N. Foundation
http://www.unfoundation.org

U.N. Millennium Development Goals
http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals

World Resources Institute
http://www.wri.org

Worldwatch Institute
http://www.worldwatch.org

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Transportation

California Cars Initiative
http://www.calcars.org

Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
http://www.itdp.org

League of American Bicyclists
http://www.bikeleague.org

National Complete Streets Coalition
http://www.completestreets.org

U.S. Department of Transportation National Data Archive
http://www.transtats.bts.gov

Victoria Transport Policy Institute
http://www.vtpi.org
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Water

International Water Management Institute
http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org

Pacific Institute: The World’s Water
http://www.worldwater.org

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
http://www.ramsar.org

World Commission on Dams
http://www.dams.org

World Water Council
http://www.worldwatercouncil.org

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