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LAW 624S - Climate Change Law (Prof. Nevitt - Fall 2022)

Research Guides

Browsing a few research guides is often a great way to begin creating a plan for your work. Research guides can quickly point you to reliable sources in an area of law or policy that isn’t yet completely familiar. 

Emory University Library Research Guides:

Data and Statistics Databases

Legal Databases

Non Legal Databases

  • Proquest Statistical Insight :  Search statistics from federal agencies, IGOs, professional and trade organizations, commercial publishers, and  research organizations.
  • OECD iLibrary:  Online library of statistical databases and ebooks with statistics including global development, migration, environment, and education.

U.S. Data and Statistics


  • EPA Climate Indicators Explorer
  • NOAA Climate Data: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides access to current and historical climate data.
  • Census DataData from the US census, American Community Survey, and the Economic Census, with datasets, fact sheets, reference maps, surveys and estimates.
  • Pew Research Center: Public polling data on U.S. politics and social trends, including Climate, Energy & Environment.
  • Open Secrets(Center for Responsive Politics): Includes data and tables on political fundraising and spending by candidate, party, interest group, and PAC.
  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program National Trends Network (NTN): The National Trends Network (NTN) provides data about precipitation chemistry from sites in the United States.
  • NOAA Ocean and Coastal Tools: Ocean and coastal charts and images, including real-time and historic data on tides, currents, coastal zone management, oil and chemical spills, ocean hazards, and nautical charts.




  •  Helps to build refuge for federal data and supports climate and environmental research and advocacy.


International Data and Statistics

International Data Sources


Questions for the MacMillan Law Library?

MacMillan Library Hybrid Research Services (September 6, 2023 - December 8, 2023):

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