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GREENR is the resource for researchers, students, professionals and others interested in environmental topics. GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) addresses and fosters discussion of those environmental issues – from the emerging green-collar economy to enduring questions of climate change – that are shaping the future across the United States and around the world.

Updated daily, GREENR offers targeted results for your community:

  • Students will find resources for coursework in subjects like science, history and politics, along with portals to organizations like Greenpeace, the World Health Organization and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Professionals will find reliable data on economics and trade, law and politics, resource management and other issues tied to business success
  • Jobseekers will gain insight into next-generation career paths, including the training and education required to enter the green-collar marketplace
  • General patrons will find timely, useful information on wide-interest topics like food safety and public transportation

Using familiar Web-like functionality and immersive multimedia to deliver deeper understanding even for younger users, GREENR provides:

The content that empowers users:

  • Hundreds of English-language international newspapers, magazines and refereed journals
  • Recognized sources of videos, podcasts and images, updated daily
  • Searchable case studies to support targeted research
  • A variety of search and browse options

The technology that gets results:

  • Interactive maps that facilitate browsing by country or topic

The portals to greater understanding:

  • Country portals covering more than 160 nations
  • Topic/Issue portals in more than 150 categories, from animal welfare to wind energy
  • Organization portals providing overviews and links to international associations
The Issue Portal gives topical access to case studies, Web sites, book reviews and more.