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View Resource Resources For the Future: Discussion Papers

Resources For the Future (described in the August 28, 1998 Scout Report) posts these discussion papers (.pdf files, from 1995 to present) summarizing preliminary results of research in progress. Intended for an academic audience, the papers are circulated by their authors "to stimulate thought, discussion, and debate of important environmental and natural resources issues, and have not undergone...
View Resource Resources for the Future (RFF)

Based in Washington DC, Resources for the Future (RFF) is an independent, nonprofit organization devoted to the economic aspects of environmental issues. RFF scholars examine topics such as government regulation, risk, biodiversity, climate, Superfund policy, technology, and outer space in a variety of freely available discussion papers, articles, project summaries, and reports [.pdf]. An archive...
View Resource International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

The primary aim of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) is "to deliver scientific knowledge to help human societies develop in harmony with Earth's environment". To achieve this rather broad agenda, the IGBP works in collaboration with other like-minded international organizations, including the World Climate Research Programme. From the homepage, visitors can read an executive...