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The Environment & Society: Research for a Changing World



This guide brings together library and outside resources to support the December 5, 2016 Advancing Research and Scholarship Day at Boston College which focuses on the topic of "The Environment & Society: Research for a Changing World"

Recent additions to the Collection

New EPA Climate Change Report

The Earth's climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and rainfall patterns are shifting, and more extreme climate events – like heavy rainstorms and record high temperatures – are already happening. Many of these observed changes are linked to the rising levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, caused by human activities. 

EPA partners with more than 40 data contributors from various government agencies, academic institutions, and other organizations to compile a key set of indicators related to the causes and effects of climate change. The indicators are published in EPA's report, Climate Change Indicators in the United States, available on this website and in print. Explore the indicators below.